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Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system

Systems and methods for determining subscription data

Background collective operation management in a parallel computer

Date/App# patent app List of recent Communications-related patents
08/28/14
20140245400
 Progressive download or streaming of digital media securely through a localized container and communication protocol proxy patent thumbnailnew patent Progressive download or streaming of digital media securely through a localized container and communication protocol proxy
Various embodiments are directed towards employing a container and communication protocol proxy component within a client device to receive securely real-time streamed, progressively downloaded, or adaptively streamed container over a network using one container and communication protocol, and to securely decrypt the container and provide it to a media player using a different container and communications protocol. In one embodiment, the container is in flash video (flv) file format.
08/28/14
20140245395
 Off-site user access control patent thumbnailnew patent Off-site user access control
Systems and methods are described for off-site user access control to communications services via a site-based communications network. Embodiments operate in context of sites, each having one or more site-based networks in communication with external networks via one or more on-site routers.
08/28/14
20140245390
 Systems and methods for providing secure multicast intra-cluster communication patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for providing secure multicast intra-cluster communication
Systems and methods which facilitate secure multicast communications between any valid node of a cluster using authentication between a node joining the cluster and any single node which is validly part of the cluster are disclosed. In accordance with embodiments, a cluster key is utilized to provide security with respect to intra-cluster communications.
08/28/14
20140245360
 Mobile telecommunications apparatus for receiving and displaying more than one service patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile telecommunications apparatus for receiving and displaying more than one service
Mobile telecommunications apparatus has a receiver for receiving concurrently a plurality of broadcast services containing image data content, and a display device with a display area operable to display an image corresponding to the content of at least one of the services in a first mode in which the content one of the channels is displayed for normal viewing, and a second mode in which the content of more than one of the services is displayed. A mosaic of images may be displayed from which one may be selected for full screen viewing in the first mode.
08/28/14
20140245357
 Method and system to navigate viewable content patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system to navigate viewable content
A method and system to navigate viewable content in the context of television entertainment is provided. In one example embodiment, the system comprises a presentation module to present main content on a display screen, a communications module to receive a first request associated with a first directional key on a remote control device, a navigation mode detector to determine a navigation mode associated with the first request; a margin menu module to activate a margin menu associated with the determined navigation mode.
08/28/14
20140245343
 Systems and methods for determining subscription data patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for determining subscription data
A media guidance application is provided by which users can view program listings associated with programming that the user may access using other user equipment devices. The media guidance application, implemented on, for example, a remote system, may determine through communications with television equipment whether or not the television equipment is authorized to provide a particular package of television programming to be viewed by the user.
08/28/14
20140245328
 Information processing system, information processing method, information processing device and its control method and control program patent thumbnailnew patent Information processing system, information processing method, information processing device and its control method and control program
The information processing device, in which a plurality of applications are executable on different platforms respectively, includes a first operation processing means for processing, on a first platform, an operation instruction with respect to an application for the first platform operable on the first platform; a second operation processing means for processing, on a second platform different from the first platform, an operation instruction with respect to an application for the second platform operable on the second platform; and an operation control means, operable on a given platform, for activating the first operation processing means or the second operation processing means and establishing communications, based on whether an activated application is for the first platform or the second platform. The first operation processing means or the second operation processing means processes an operation instruction with respect to the application on the platform on which the activated application is operable..
08/28/14
20140245316
 Background collective operation management in a parallel computer patent thumbnailnew patent Background collective operation management in a parallel computer
Background collective operation management in a parallel computer, the parallel computer including one or more compute nodes operatively coupled for data communications over one or more data communications networks, including: determining, by a management availability module, whether a compute node in the parallel computer is available to perform a background collective operation management task; responsive to determining that the compute node is available to perform the background collective operation management task, determining, by the management availability module, whether the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task; and responsive to determining that the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task, initiating, by the management availability module, execution of the background collective operation management task.. .
08/28/14
20140245180
 Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140245134
 Remotable contracts for the web patent thumbnailnew patent Remotable contracts for the web
A “remotable contract implementation”, as described herein, provides various techniques for implementing static type checking of remoted contracts across iframes using scripts such as typescript, javascript, ajax, etc., thereby enabling structured data and rich patterns of control flow across iframe boundaries. The remotable contract implementation enables the static type-checking over the limited browser postmessage channel of communication across iframes, by generating statically type-checked proxies at runtime based on dynamic reflection, and allowing for full fidelity of javascript control flow interactions (e.g.
08/28/14
20140245112
new patent Methods and apparatus for improved dmx512 communication
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for improved dmx communications. In some embodiments, methods and apparatus related to extensions of the dmx protocol enable error detection and correction by enhanced dmx slave devices.
08/28/14
20140245004
new patent Rule sets for client-applied encryption in communications networks
A rule set for client-applied encryption is created and deployed to a client device by a network device over a communications network. Encryption applied by the client in accordance with the rule set may form the basis of a secure connection in which encrypted information is encapsulated and tunneled across a network that includes a wireless or wired interface through which the client obtains network connectivity.
08/28/14
20140245003
new patent Communications method
The present application relates to a method of providing connectivity to a vehicle. The method comprises, at a first device aboard the vehicle, establishing at least one first connection with at least one first network, the at least one first connection allowing communication with a second device remote from the first device, transmitting via the at least one first connection an allocation request to the second device, receiving via the at least one first connection an allocation response from the second device, the allocation response indicating a first authentication device from a plurality of authentication devices remote from the first device, and establishing a second connection with a network and authenticating the first device on the network using the first authentication device..
08/28/14
20140244974
new patent Background collective operation management in a parallel computer
Background collective operation management in a parallel computer, the parallel computer including one or more compute nodes operatively coupled for data communications over one or more data communications networks, including: determining, by a management availability module, whether a compute node in the parallel computer is available to perform a background collective operation management task; responsive to determining that the compute node is available to perform the background collective operation management task, determining, by the management availability module, whether the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task; and responsive to determining that the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task, initiating, by the management availability module, execution of the background collective operation management task.. .
08/28/14
20140244906
new patent Memory, and method of reading data from the memory
Disclosed is a method of reading data from a memory including a nand cell array for performing communications via a serial peripheral interface (spi) bus. The method includes sequentially receiving inputs of a block address, a word-line address, and a bit-line address of the nand cell array; and starting to output data written in the nand cell array immediately after the bit-line address is completely input.
08/28/14
20140244880
new patent Single optical fiber kvm extender
Single optical fiber kvm (keyboard video mouse) systems are provided that comprises of two subsystems: an electro-optical transmitter subsystem and an electro-optical receiver subsystem. The single optical fiber kvm is configured to support all required bi-directional communications..
08/28/14
20140244874
new patent Restoring stability to an unstable bus
A logic module for restoring stability to an unstable bus. The logic module includes logic for detecting that a communications error has occurred on the bus.
08/28/14
20140244870
new patent Implementing an inter-processor communication in a multi-core system using mmwave radios
A system and method are provided that implement the use of mmwave directional communications to replace wired interconnects for inter-processor communication in multi-core computing systems. Using highly directional, low interference mmwave transmissions in the 60 ghz frequency range, an alternative interconnect scheme is provided to support inter-processor communication in multi-core computing systems for operations and testing.
08/28/14
20140244818
new patent Restlike api that supports a resilient and scalable distributed application
An application distributed amongst plurality of computing devices leverages an application programming interface that conforms to a representational state transfer architecture in order to provide resilient services to clients and adapt to a change in availability of devices. A proxy server routes communications between clients and servers, detects when a server becomes unavailable, and reroutes communications to a replacement server.
08/28/14
20140244814
new patent Network communication protocol processing optimization system
A protocol processing system includes a plurality of communication interfaces. A control head-end is operable to receive a protocol processing engine identifier over a network through one of the communication interfaces from an external system.
08/28/14
20140244808
new patent System and method for providing virtual network operational capabilities in broadband communications systems
Systems and methods are provided for more efficient and robust virtual network provision and operating capabilities and functionality. Multiple network management domains (nmds) are configured within a network management system (nms), wherein each nmd is associated with a virtual communications network (vcn) provisioned within a host communications network (hcn).
08/28/14
20140244775
new patent Prioritization of network communications
Methods, systems and computer program products that monitor and prioritize communications transported over one or more communication channels are described. Communications received by a user may be prioritized based on one or more of a level of urgency associated with the communication and an action indicated by the communication.
08/28/14
20140244723
new patent Systems and methods for cross-layer secure connection set up
Described herein are systems and methods for establishing a secure communications channel between electronic devices. In some embodiments, the secure data channel includes a secure layer 2 and a secure layer 3 connection between a client and a server.
08/28/14
20140244721
new patent Real-time communications using a restlike api
A computing device executes a client-side instance of an application that supports bi-directional real-time synchronous communication and real-time asynchronous communication with a server computing device by way of an application programming interface (api) that conforms to representative state transfer (restlike) design principles. An eventing framework on the server computing device is used to aggregate updates to resources on the server that are requested by the client computing device, and is further used to transmit metadata to the client computing device that indicates which updates are available.
08/28/14
20140244711
new patent Open application interface for complex systems
A method and apparatus is disclosed for using an open application interface to enable communications between the components and sub-components of a complex system, such as an oss system. In a first embodiment, one or more intelligent flow engines (ifes) are used to register all applications and/or components in the system.
08/28/14
20140244630
new patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140244616
new patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140244533
new patent Connecting individuals with organizational opportunities
Individuals may be connected with organizations via a communications network. A resume database may hold resume data for one or more independent users.
08/28/14
20140244524
new patent System and method for identifying potential legal liability and providing early warning in an enterprise
A system for detection of potential legal liability is presented. The system uses factual information that has triggered liability based on any number of legal theories, and compares the words expressing those facts to customer and employee communications in order to identify potential liability to an enterprise by reviewing of the enterprise's emails.
08/28/14
20140244523
new patent Method and system for providing online records
A method for providing a user with the ability to access and collect legal records associated with the user includes assigning a phone number to the user for fax and voice user for the user to use to access a secure web site, providing the user with a document to provide to the legal services provider exercising rights of the user for access to the legal records, the document requesting the legal services provider to send the legal records to the phone number, receiving a private fax communication comprising a legal record associated with the consumer for which the consumer has requested and given permission to the legal services provider to send, converting the private fax communications into an image file format, storing the legal services record encoded in the image file format, and providing the user with secure access to the web site using the access information and providing on the web site an interface to the legal records of the user for the user to access the legal record.. .
08/28/14
20140244513
new patent Data protection in near field communications (nfc) transactions
Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for protecting sensitive data that are utilized during near field communications (nfc) communications or transactions and more particularly, a system on chip (soc) microcontroller that is configured to control processing of the sensitive data during the nfc transactions is described. The sensitive data may include, but not limited to, personal information, financial information, or business identification numbers..
08/28/14
20140244512
new patent Method for separating private data from public data in a database
An electronic voting terminal includes: a display; a data input device; a biometric input device; a case having an open and a closed position, the case protecting the display, the input device, and the biometric input device in the closed position, the case making the display, input device and biometric input device accessible by the voter in the open position; a communications medium; a microprocessor to control the display, the data input device, the biometric input device, and the communications medium; and a power supply that accepts alternating current and provides direct current to the microprocessor the device utilizes the biometric input device to validate the identity of the voter, utilizes the data input device to receive the ballot from the voter, and utilizes the communications medium to transmit the ballot. A system for voting also includes a centralized computer and voter registration database..
08/28/14
20140244476
new patent Continuous dialog to reduce credit risks
A financial interaction related to personal data analytics and behavioral data is facilitated. The financial interaction drives behaviors to affect a real-time credit risk, and provides direct feedback during the financial interaction.
08/28/14
20140244397
new patent System and method for providing short message targeted advertisements over a wireless communications network
A method and system for providing targeted advertisement information to consumers over a wireless communications network are provided. In one embodiment, local advertisers register to advertise on wireless communications devices that are in close proximity to the advertiser.
08/28/14
20140244351
new patent Customer relationship management (crm) systems
A customer, prospect and campaign management system maintains a single view of customers in one unified funnel, allowing companies to share platform-based, single-funnel views of prospects and customers in a privacy-compliant networked system. Individual customer relationship data records can be shared in a distributed multi-master, multi-slave or peer-peer context, partially or fully anonymously by removal of personally identifiable information, to one or more distributed slave or peer crm systems.
08/28/14
20140244296
new patent Linking health care applications for information management
The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for managing information exchange between medical care applications and an analytical infrastructure for medical care information. The disclosure also describes implementations that manage user access to medical care applications and communications between medical care applications.
08/28/14
20140244294
new patent Apparatus and method for network based remote mobile monitoring of a medical event
A server includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor.
08/28/14
20140244268
new patent Method and apparatus for voice control of a mobile device
A method and apparatus for voice control of a mobile device are provided. The method establishes a connection between the mobile device and a voice-control module.
08/28/14
20140244239
new patent Identifying words for a context
For identifying words for a context, a monitor module monitors first communications at a digital processing system and determines usage frequencies of a plurality of words in one or more contexts. An identity module identifies a first word in response to a usage frequency for the first word exceeding a use threshold..
08/28/14
20140244100
new patent Remote monitoring terminal device for mobile work vehicle or vessel
Disclosed is a remote monitoring terminal device including: connection terminals (t, . .
08/28/14
20140244097
new patent Sensor system and method for use with an automated guided vehicle (agv)
A sensor system for use with an automated guided vehicle (agv) includes a plurality of sensor units electronically coupled to a sensor control module via parallel communications. Each sensor unit may include a sensor array having a plurality of sensor elements, a conditioning circuit having one or more filter/amplifiers, and a conversion circuit.
08/28/14
20140244063
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244045
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244044
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244031
new patent Remotely-executed medical therapy device
Devices, systems, and software for providing remote medical therapy to a subject comprising: an apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items, the inventory of medical items risk profiled to a subject, a population, a venue, or a situation; and a connector device comprising: at least one means for communicating with the apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items; at least one means for communicating with a technology device; and a software module enabling communications between the apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items and the technology device.. .
08/28/14
20140243700
new patent Wireless transmission of temperature data
An identification input device and a temperature detector that detects body temperature data. The identification input device may be an optical touch pen.
08/28/14
20140243068
new patent Multiplayer slots game and method of operation
A multiplayer slots game system comprising a multiplayer slots game controller operating on a processor. A plurality of multiplayer slots interfaces, each operating on an associated processor and coupled to the multiplayer slots game controller through a communications medium.
08/28/14
20140243050
new patent Mobile wireless communications device including a self-contained rechargeable battery pack with filter and related methods
A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable device housing, wireless communications circuitry carried by the portable device housing, and a self-contained rechargeable battery pack carried by the portable housing for powering the wireless communications circuitry. The self-contained rechargeable battery pack may include a battery casing, at least one internal battery cell carried within the battery casing, internal battery circuitry carried within the battery casing, and at least one internal filter element carried within the battery casing and coupled to the internal battery circuitry..
08/28/14
20140243031
new patent Method and system for adaptive coding and modulation (acm) for supporting mesh network connectivity for multipoint networks
A method of provisioning a communications link between remote terminals within a hub-spoke network comprising receiving, by a first remote terminal, information about a second remote terminal from a hub, selecting, by the first remote terminal, a modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level based on the information received about the second remote terminal, transmitting, by the first remote terminal, a signal using at least one of the selected modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level, to the second remote terminal such that a communications link is created, and adjusting the modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, or power level of the transmitted signal such that performance of the link is increased while maintaining a presence of the link.. .
08/28/14
20140243027
new patent System and method of signaling the importance of a transmission in a wireless communications network
A method of communicating an importance level of a call to a recipient mobile device is disclosed. The method includes receiving call information for a particular call at a mobile switching center and generating an initial address message for the particular call.
08/28/14
20140243024
new patent Selected restriction of wireless communication services
Wireless communications services on a wireless communications device are selectively restricted in accordance with a location of the wireless device and specific permission and/or restrictions assigned to the wireless device while within/at the location. Services can be selectively blocked (denied), selectively modified, or selectively allowed on a wireless device based on lists indicating permissibility for specific services for specific devices at/within specific locations.
08/28/14
20140243004
new patent Communication parameter selection for small cell access points
Communication parameter selection techniques are presented to reduce interference in small cells of wireless networks. A list of neighboring radio access points with respect to a particular radio access point in a wireless network is obtained.
08/28/14
20140243000
new patent Local area cellular basestation
This invention relates to a cellular basestation, and in particular to a basestation for a cellular communications network, that can conveniently be used to provide a cellular service, for example within a home or office.. .
08/28/14
20140242998
new patent Terminal and base station in wireless communication system with multiple hierarchical cells and communication method of terminal in wireless communication system with multiple hierarchical cells
Disclosed are handover and connection of a terminal and control of connection of a terminal by a base station in a communication environment including a plurality of communication cells having different ranges of communication coverage. According to an exemplary embodiment, a terminal of a wireless communication system including a plurality of hierarchical cells determines whether the terminal accesses a microcell in a macrocell as the terminal moves based on whether a control signal transmitted from a micro-base station managing the microcell is detected in a communication environment including a plurality of hierarchical cells divided according to communication coverage, determines whether the terminal connects to the microcell based on a connection criteria for the microcell, and connects to the microcell when the connection criteria for the microcell are satisfied and conducts communications using the macrocell when the connection criteria for the microcell are not satisfied..
08/28/14
20140242992
new patent Femto-gateway, a cellular telecommunications network, and a method of identifying a handover target femtocell base station
A method is provided of identifying a handover target femtocell base station from among multiple femtocell base stations. The method comprises: (a) measuring the characteristic of the handover target femtocell base station to provide a first measured value of the characteristic; (b) then identifying as handover candidate femtocell base stations a first set of femtocell base stations all having that first characteristic value; (c) then changing the characteristic of selected femtocell base stations in the first set; (d) then measuring the characteristic of the handover target femtocell base station to provide a further measured value of the characteristic; (e) then identifying as a reduced set of handover candidate femtocell base stations each femtocell base station in the first set having the further measured value of the characteristic; (f) then checking whether the number of femtocell base stations in the reduced set of handover candidate femtocell base stations is one, and upon determining that the number of femtocell base stations in the reduced set is greater than one, taking the reduced set as the first set in repeating steps (c), (d) (e) and (f)..
08/28/14
20140242979
new patent Cellular network interworking including radio access network extensions
A communication device and method for offloading one or more communications from a communication network to one or more other communication networks. The offloading can be controlled by one or more service providers that instruct the communication device to perform the handoff of communications.
08/28/14
20140242978
new patent Reducing time for call failure indication
Methods and apparatuses for reducing time to receive a call failure indication in a wireless communications system are provided. A request to initiate a call with a target user equipment (ue) is received from an originating ue.
08/28/14
20140242968
new patent Automatic setting of an alert mode on a wireless device
Embodiments are provided for automatically setting an alert mode on a wireless device. Scheduling data is received which defines a predetermined period utilized to set the alert mode.
08/28/14
20140242963
new patent Network-assisted multi-cell device discovery protocol for device-to-device communications
A method includes determining, at a first enodeb (enb) associated with a first cell of a network, that a first user equipment (ue) is to engage in a device discovery process. The method also includes coordinating parameters of the device discovery process with a second enb.
08/28/14
20140242946
new patent Method for simultaneous communications with multiple base stations and related communication device
A method of handling simultaneous communications in a communication system comprises a user equipment (ue), a first base station and the second base station, where the ue has been connected to the first base station. The method comprises the first base station determining to allocate a cell of the second base station to the ue; the first base station transmitting a cell addition request message to the second base station in response to the determination, for requesting the second base station to allocate radio resources of the cell of the second base station to communicate with ue; and the first base station transmitting a first radio resource control (rrc) message to the ue, wherein the first rrc message comprises information related to the security key and information related to the security algorithm..
08/28/14
20140242944
new patent User-initiated quality of service modification in a mobile device
A system and method that facilitates mobile device selection among available qualities of service is described herein. A telecommunications network sends a notification to a mobile device when a change in quality of service is available to the mobile device.
08/28/14
20140242910
new patent Method and system for allocating personal electronic devices to seats in an aircraft
The present disclosure relates to a method for allocating a personal electronic device (ped) to a seat in an aircraft, including of connecting a ped to a wireless network of the aircraft, identifying the ped to a near-field communications device of a seat of the aircraft, matching and assigning the seat to which the ped has been identified to the connection data of the ped to the wireless network of the aircraft, and unlocking seat-based control functions for the ped via the wireless network of the aircraft.. .
08/28/14
20140242566
new patent Techniques for use in communications of systems for targeted datacasting
A central server outside of a school network receives assignments from educator computing devices, where each assignment includes content for distribution to student computing devices and a schedule indicating when the assignment is active for distribution. A local server within the school network receives the assignments and stores the assignments in a local server datastore.
08/28/14
20140241910
new patent Submersible pump
A submersible pump includes a fluid-end section, a power-end section, a top connection sub and an umbilical. The fluid-end section includes a tubular fluid-end barrel, an upper piston disposed within the fluid-end barrel bore, and a traveling valve disposed at the upper piston upper end.
08/28/14
20140241729
new patent Optical communications system
An optical communications system is disclosed. In the optical communications system, a received light source is modulated in accordance with an electrical signal using an acousto-optic modulator.
08/28/14
20140241711
new patent Low latency data transmission network
A communications networking having reduced transmission latency and improved reliability is described. To reduce signal transmission latency, network management data is removed from a data stream to prioritize the transmission of payload data at higher transmission rates.
08/28/14
20140241692
new patent Managed fiber connectivity systems
A communications connection system includes an sc fiber optic connector including a storage device having memory configured to store physical layer information. The storage device also includes at least one contact member that is electrically connected to the memory.
08/28/14
20140241691
new patent Slidable fiber optic connection module with cable slack management
A telecommunications device includes a rack defining right, left, front, rear, top, and bottom sides, the rack defining mounting locations in a stacked arrangement from the bottom to the top, the mounting locations for receiving modules defining connection locations. A cable storage bay is located at one of the right and left sides of the rack and defines front and rear cable storage areas.
08/28/14
20140241689
new patent Ganged fiber optic connector adapter modules and assemblies having reinforcement members and staggered fiber optic connector adapter ports
Fiber optic connector adapter modules for use in optic communications networks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a fiber optic connector adapter module includes an adapter plate having a first surface and a second surface, an array of fiber optic connector adapters with a first port extending from the first surface of the adapter plate, wherein the first port of each fiber optic connector adapters of the array is configured to receive a first fiber optic connector, and at least one reinforcement member connecting the first port of adjacent fiber optic connector adapters of the array.
08/28/14
20140241673
new patent Heat dissipation device and method for use in an optical communications module
A heat dissipation system and method are embodied in an optical subassembly (osa) that mechanically couples with an electrical subassembly (esa) of an optical communications module. When the osa is coupled with the esa, a heat dissipation block that is embedded in the osa is spaced apart from components of the esa by a small air gap.
08/28/14
20140241555
new patent Wirelessly charged electronic device with shared inductor circuitry
An electronic device may contain an input-output device such as a speaker, vibrator, or near field communications antenna. The input-output device may include an inductor.
08/28/14
20140241525
new patent Random number generator based wireless transmission encoding control methodology
The present invention relates to an algorithm methodology control means for creating esoteric unique encrypted key coding generation, by a random number generator means, for wireless transmitter and receiver communications pairing and identification.. .
08/28/14
20140241521
new patent Telephone interface
An apparatus (100, 200) for interfacing between an external telephone (12) and telecommunications network (24), wherein the telephone provides and accepts subscriber-side signals (126, 216) and the telecommunications network provides and accepts provider-side signals (132). A control circuit (150) and a first port (110) communicating the subscriber-side signals with said control circuit and a second port (116) communicating the provider-side signals with said control circuit.
08/28/14
20140241513
new patent Method and apparatus for providing enhanced communications
Call service centers typically require a user to confirm its identity by manually entering identification. An embodiment of the present invention uses a client device's identification to identify a user securely without requiring a user to enter identification manually.
08/28/14
20140241491
new patent Imaging system rotating gantry and subject support motion control
An imaging system (300) includes a rotating gantry (302) configured to rotate about an examination region (306) about a z-axis (308), a subject support (322), including a tabletop (324) configured to horizontally translate along the z-axis into and out of the examination region, a communications network (342) shared by the rotating gantry and the subject support, and a master motion controller (344) configured to control both rotational motion of the rotating gantry and translational motion of the tabletop over the communications network.. .
08/28/14
20140241477
new patent Decision feedback equalizer for highly spectrally efficient communications
One or more embodiments describe a decision feedback equalizer for highly spectrally efficient communications. A method may be performed in a decision feedback equalizer (dfe).
08/28/14
20140241457
new patent Apparatus, system and method for providing clock and data signaling
Techniques and mechanisms for exchanging communications which each represent a respective combination of data and clock signaling. In an embodiment, encoder logic generates a first signal pair, including encoding a first differential data signal pair with a first clock signal of a differential clock signal pair.
08/28/14
20140241453
new patent Mitigation of transmission errors of quantized channel state information feedback in multi antenna systems
Methods are disclosed for improving communications on feedback transmission channels, in which there is a possibility of bit errors. The basic solutions to counter those errors are: proper design of the csi vector quantizer indexing (i.e., the bit representation of centroid indices) in order to minimize impact of index errors, use of error detection techniques to expurgate the erroneous indices and use of other methods to recover correct indices..
08/28/14
20140241450
new patent Codebook construction
A method implemented in a base station used in a wireless communications system is disclosed. The method comprises having 1-layer, 2-layer, 3-layer, and 4-layer codebooks for 4 transmit antenna (4tx) transmission, each codebook including a plurality of precoding matrices, precoding data with one of the plurality of precoding matrices, and transmitting, to a user equipment, the precoded data, wherein each of the 1-layer and 2-layer codebooks comprises a first codebook and a second codebook, and wherein each precoding matrix in the first codebook comprises a first index and a second index.
08/28/14
20140241449
new patent Codebook construction
A method implemented in a base station used in a wireless communications system is disclosed. The method comprises having a codebook including a plurality of precoding matrices, precoding data with one of the plurality of precoding matrices, and transmitting, to a user equipment, the precoded data, wherein each precoding matrix w satisfies w=w(1)w(2), where first matrix w(1) is chosen from first codebook (1), and second matrix w(2) is chosen from a second codebook.
08/28/14
20140241447
new patent Receiver with cyclic prefix determination
A user equipment (ue) performs a transform domain (dft) based method to detect the cyclic prefix (cp) length that is being used by a base station for cellular communications. The detected cp length is then used to reduce the amount of time required to complete the synchronization and cell search procedures.
08/28/14
20140241444
new patent Tentpoles scheme to achieve reliable v2v communications
A communications system including a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter transmits a signal with normal data symbols and at least one dual-use data symbol, where the dual-use data symbol has user data and more data protection than the normal data symbols.
08/28/14
20140241441
new patent Power line communications using frame control data blocks for data transport
Method, systems, and apparatus include a communication device configured to receive a data unit in accordance with a power line communications protocol, to extract data within the data unit to provide extracted data, and to process the extracted data in accordance with a non-power line communication protocol. Embodiments also describe a communication device configured to format data according to a non-power line communication protocol as part of a data unit conforming to a power line communication protocol, to redundantly encode the data unit across a plurality of subcarriers in accordance with the second communication protocol, and to transmit the data unit in accordance with the second communication protocol to another communications device..
08/28/14
20140241406
new patent Wireless communications system performing transmission and reception according to operational states of co-located interface apparatus and related wireless communications method there of
A wireless communications system co-located with an interface apparatus includes a radio subsystem. The radio subsystem includes a transmission circuit arranged for performing a radio transmission, and a reception circuit arranged for performing a radio reception when the interface apparatus operates in a first operational state.
08/28/14
20140241376
new patent Apparatus and method for controlling transaction flow in integrated circuits
Various embodiments of a method and apparatus for controlling transaction flow in a communications fabric is disclosed. In one embodiment, an ic includes a communications fabric connecting multiple agents to one another.
08/28/14
20140241341
new patent Registration of sip-based communications in a hosted voip network
Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for implementing a registrar component or functionality in a telecommunications network. In one implementation, the registrar functionality is handled at a session border controller (sbc) or network address translation (nat) traversal manager (ntm) device of the network to alleviate an application server of the network from performing the registration function..
08/28/14
20140241327
new patent Adjusting initial transmit power for high speed data transmission
A method of wireless communication adjusts the transmit power for high speed data communications. A ue determines whether a random access channel is configured on an uplink traffic time slot.
08/28/14
20140241309
new patent Communications system and bit-loading method used in a communications system
A communications system comprises a transmitter, receiver and channel. The transmitter transmits multiple copies of each data bit in a multi-dimension modulation scheme matrix, the dimensions being selected from frequency, time and code.
08/28/14
20140241282
new patent Monitoring the high-frequency ambient parameters by means of a wireless network in an aircraft
A network node of a wireless communications network is provided in a means of transportation, for an aircraft, for ascertaining sources of interference, to a system with such a network node, to an associated method for ascertaining sources of interference of a wireless communications network provided in a means of transportation, for the aircraft, and to a computer program for executing the method. The network node includes an interference-power-ascertaining component, for ascertaining an interference power of an interfering radiation emitted from a source of interference, and a transmitting component for wireless or wirebound transmission of the ascertained interference power to a control device for determining at least one of a direction of the interfering radiation and a distance of the source of interference, including the position of the source of interference, on the basis of the ascertained interference power..
08/28/14
20140241277
new patent Communication method and communications apparatus
A communication method includes performing, by a processor, digital processing for radio communication by multiple communication schemes; combining based on an actual communication state and within a processing capability of the processor, one or more among the communication schemes; and performing concurrent communication.. .
08/28/14
20140241272
new patent Interface between low power node and macro cell to enable decoupled uplink and downlink communication
Certain aspects provide a method for wireless communications with low powered, possible low cost devices, such as machine-type communications (mtc) devices. A method for wireless communications by a wireless node is provided.
08/28/14
20140241262
new patent Medium access control signalling for direct device to device communications
Systems and apparatuses involve implementing methods that may include transmitting a medium access control (mac) message to a base station, the medium access control message including control information associated with at least one inter-device session between a first user equipment (ue) and a second ue. The medium access control message may include a set of one or more mac message elements (mes), each mac me comprising control information associated with at least one inter-device session.
08/28/14
20140241256
new patent Resource allocation for the coexistence of peer discovery and legacy lte traffic
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus allocates k blocks of subframes for wan and peer-to-peer communications in a discovery period t and remaining subframes in the discovery period t for wan communications and allocates a first set of subframes for peer discovery and a second set of subframes for the wan communications in each block of the k blocks..
08/28/14
20140241255
new patent Quick call setup for stationary machine-to-machine devices and methods
Aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods and apparatuses for wireless communications with improved call setup for stationary machine-to-machine devices. One aspect of the disclosure provides a method of initiating a call in a wireless communication network.
08/28/14
20140241246
new patent Mobile communications method and system for signalling information relating to network's capabilities
Methods and apparatuses are provided for transmitting information from a serving network element to a mobile terminal in a mobile communications network. The serving network element transmits indication indicating whether a voice over internet protocol (voip) via packet switched (ps) session is supported, to the mobile terminal, via an enode b, during one of a tracking area updating (tau) procedure and an attach procedure.
08/28/14
20140241239
new patent Communications architectures via uav
A communication system comprising a transmitter segment, a segment of propagation with a plurality of transmission channels, and a receiver segment; wherein the transmitter segment at a source location inputting a plurality of input signals to be transmitted; transforming the input signals to wavefront multiplexed signals (wfm signals) by performing a wavefront-multiplexing transform (wfm transform), modulating the wfm signals into wfm waveforms by modulators, before transmitting the wfm waveforms through the segment of propagation to the receiver segment; wherein the segment of propagation comprising a plurality of transmission channels among the wfm waveforms; wherein a first wfm waveform is transmitted over a first transmission channel; and a second wfm waveform is transmitted over a second transmission channel; wherein the receiver segment in a destination receiving the wfm waveforms from the transmission channels; performing demodulation on the received wfm waveforms converting received wfm waveforms to received wfm signals individually by demodulators before performing a wavefront de-multiplexing transform (wfdm transform) on received wfm signals to recover individual desired signals.. .
08/28/14
20140241237
new patent Apparatus and methods for relay-assisted uplink communication
A terminal device is arranged to communicate with a base station via a relay device in a wireless communications system. The terminal device comprises: a transmitter arranged to transmit an access request message to the base station, wherein the access request message comprises one from a set of access preambles that indicate relay device uplink assistance is required; a receiver arranged to receive an access request grant response from the base station; and a control processor operably coupled to the transmitter and receiver and arranged to: process the access request grant response and determine from a timing advance part thereof transmit power control (tpc) information for transmitting to the base station via the relay device..
08/28/14
20140241236
new patent Apparatus and methods for relay-assisted uplink communication
A terminal device is arranged to communicate with a base station via a relay device in a wireless communications system. The terminal device comprises: a transmitter arranged to transmit a first access request message to the base station wherein the access request message comprises one from a set of access preambles that indicate relay device uplink assistance is required; a receiver arranged to receive an access request grant response from the base station; and a control processor operably coupled to the transmitter and receiver and arranged to: process the access request grant response; extract transmit power control information therefrom for transmissions to the relay device; map a first power level indicated in the transmit power control information to a second power level associated with a transmission via the relay device; and generate and transmit a transmission to the relay device at the mapped transmit second power level..
08/28/14
20140241235
new patent Apparatus and methods for relay-assisted uplink communication
A relay device for supporting communications between a terminal device and a base station in a wireless communications system is described. The relay device comprises a transceiver arranged to at least receive an access request message from the terminal device; and a control processor operably coupled to the transceiver and arranged to process the access request message, extract information and determine therefrom a power delta value that is not based on a determination of pathloss between the relay device and the terminal device, generate a control element comprising the power delta value; and for relaying at least the control element to the base station.
08/28/14
20140241231
new patent Method and apparatus for focused data communications
A method and apparatus for focused communication is disclosed. The method includes a base transmitter array in communication with at least one client device at the same frequency.
08/28/14
20140241228
new patent Wireless access point terminal and connection control method
A wireless access point terminal capable of reducing power consumption even if housed terminals are present. This device is a wireless access point terminal (200) individually connecting a plurality of housed terminals to a network, using a wireless communications unit capable of individual wireless communications with the plurality of housed terminals; and has: a housed terminal management unit (203) that determines whether or not to continue connection, for each connected housed terminal; and a connection control unit (208) that controls the wireless communications unit such that wireless communication is disconnected for a housed terminal for which a determination has been made to not continue the connection..
08/28/14
20140241225
new patent Mechanisms for timing and signaling coordination in multi-point connectivity
A method for communication in a wireless telecommunications network is provided. The method comprises coordinating, by a wireless device, with a first network node to identify a first radio resource configuration comprising a first set of radio resources which is used by the wireless device to communicate with the first network node.
08/28/14
20140241198
new patent Method for measuring and feeding back radio resource management information, base station, and user equipment
The present application discloses a method for measuring and feeding back radio resource management information, a base station, and a user equipment, relates to the field of communications. The method includes: receiving, by a user equipment ue, a measurement indication from a base station, where the measurement indication includes: information used for indicating, to the ue, at least one channel-state information-reference signal csi-rs resource used for measuring a received signal strength indicator rssi; acquiring, by the ue, at least one rssi according to the measurement indication; acquiring, by the ue, at least one reference signal received quality rsrq according to the at least one rssi, where the at least one rsrq is one-to-one corresponding to the at least one rssi; and feeding back, by the ue, the at least one rsrq to the base station..
08/28/14
20140241185
new patent Assigning dynamic gain factors to coordinate distributed radio units
A way of optimizing communication by minimizing the momentary overall radiated energy under constraints in respect to coverage and maintenance of communication with the users, is provided herein. Channel parameters are estimated from downlink and/or uplink communications or from user equipment messages and desirable gain factors are derived from the minimization.
08/28/14
20140241182
new patent Access point and channel selection in a wireless network for reduced rf interference
For each access point in a first network of a first type, a mobile device identifies a frame error rate of communications. The frame error rate is measured while simultaneously communicating with a second network of a second type.
08/28/14
20140241178
new patent Real-time radio spectrum assessment engine
A multichannel radio receiver configured for real-time radio channel assessment is described herein. In one example, a radio frequency (rf) front end provides a frequency spectrum which is converted into a digitized spectrum.
08/28/14
20140241175
new patent Methods for determining relative locations of multiple nodes in a wireless network
A wireless communications network may include multiple nodes, one of which is selected as a master node. The nodes may take turns broadcasting respective packets according to a predetermined broadcast schedule.
08/28/14
20140241173
new patent Method for routing data over a telecommunications network
An improved communication system in which routing of data packet follows a preferred path through the internet. Data packets are repacked with preferred ip addresses according to routing tables provided by a monitoring facility.
08/28/14
20140241164
new patent Apparatus and method for selectively delaying network data flows
A control system managing data flows between a sender data processor and a recipient data processor. The data flows originate at the recipient data processor and pass through at least one telecommunications network gateway.
08/28/14
20140241163
new patent Receiver-based methods, systems, and computer readable media for controlling tcp sender behavior in mobile communications networks with large buffer sizes
Receiver-based methods for controlling tcp sender behavior in cellular communications networks with large buffer sizes are disclosed. One method includes, at a tcp receiver, receiving packets from a tcp sender.
08/28/14
20140241162
new patent Method of enhancing processing capabilities in a communications network
A method of enhancing processing capabilities in a communications network is provided. The method includes receiving a request to process a mobile station at a first control node of the network, detecting that the mobile station requires processing support, and assigning at least a part of processing of the mobile station to a second control node capable of handling the processing.
08/28/14
20140241150
new patent Methods and apparatus for demodulation reference signals and synchronization signals in extension carrier of lte advanced
A telecommunications system is configured to perform a method for mapping synchronization signals. The method includes transmitting data, reference signals, synchronization signals and control elements to at least one of the plurality of subscriber stations.
08/28/14
20140241144
new patent Reducing fragmentation of packets in a networking environment
Automated techniques reduce packet fragmentation in a communications network environment, including a networking environment that uses tunnels. In a tunneling environment, a tunnel endpoint evaluates whether tunnel processing for an outbound packet will cause the packet to exceed a particular size such as a message transmission unit (“mtu”) size, which in turn would lead to error processing and/or fragmentation of the packet.


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