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Date/App# patent app List of recent Congestion-related patents
02/04/16
20160037462 
 Radio communication device, radio communication system, congestion control method, and record medium patent thumbnailnew patent Radio communication device, radio communication system, congestion control method, and record medium
A radio communication device that communicates with other radio communication devices that become communication partners includes first detection means that detects moving states of said other radio communication devices; second detection means that detects a moving state of its own device; third detection means that detects a congestion level of communication between said other radio communication devices or a congestion level of communication between said other radio communication devices and said own device; transmission means that transmits a radio signal from said own device to said other communication devices; and control means that controls said transmission means to transmit the radio signal based on the moving states of said other radio communication devices, the moving state of said own device, and said congestion level.. .
Nec Corporation


02/04/16
20160037435 
 Congestion control method and apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Congestion control method and apparatus
The present invention provides a congestion control method and apparatus. The method includes: sending, by a user equipment, a first network connection request to a network device of a first mobile network; receiving, by the user equipment, a first network connection rejection message from the network device, where the first network connection rejection message includes network switching indication information, where the network switching indication information is used for instructing the user equipment to switch to a second mobile network, and the network switching indication information is from a subscription manager sm; and accessing, by the user equipment, the second mobile network according to the network switching indication information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036704 
 Method for adjusting media stream transmission bandwidth and related apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Method for adjusting media stream transmission bandwidth and related apparatus
A method for adjusting media stream transmission bandwidth and a related apparatus are provided. A media stream sending end acquires scores that are given, according to identifiers of multiple media streams, by a media stream receiving end to the media streams, where the multiple media streams are transmitted at a same transmission port, and these identifiers are described based on media stream content; when it is detected that congestion occurs or congestion is resolved, the media stream sending end performs transmission bandwidth adjustment on a corresponding media stream according to these scores, and therefore media stream transmission bandwidth adjustment may be performed, based on the media stream content, on the multiple media streams transmitted at the same transmission port..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160033294 
 Travel assist system, travel assist method, and computer program patent thumbnailnew patent Travel assist system, travel assist method, and computer program
A travel assist system, a travel assist method, and a computer program that prevent frequent corrections of a travel plan due to variations in congestion information are provided. Congestion information is acquired from a vics center.
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029431 
 Method of determining expiration period of timer, network node, base station, and non-transitory computer readable medium patent thumbnailMethod of determining expiration period of timer, network node, base station, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A network node (100 or 200) is configured to determine, based on a congestion degree of a radio access network (10), an expiration period of a timer (101) used to determine a transition from a connected state to an idle state of a mobile terminal (300) connected through the radio access network (10) to a mobile core network (20). It is thus possible, for example, to suppress a decrease in a connection success rate of mobile terminals to a network due to adjustments of an expiration period of a ue inactivity timer..
Nec Corporation


01/28/16
20160029247 
 Systems and methods using a centralized node to collect ran user plane congestion information patent thumbnailSystems and methods using a centralized node to collect ran user plane congestion information
A centralized node collects and stores radio access network (ran) user plane congestion information (rci) that is reported from the ran to a core network. The centralized node provides a congestion information collection function (cicf) and includes one or more interface to communicate with a mobility management entity (mme) and/or a serving general packet radio service (gprs) support node (sgsn).

01/21/16
20160021586 
 Channel congestion mitigation patent thumbnailChannel congestion mitigation
Various embodiments implement protocols and algorithms for selectively transitioning peers in a p2p group, e.g., less than all the peers in the group, from a first channel to a second channel. The group owner may consider: which peers are in communication; the quality of an existing channel link with the peers; and the quality of an alternative channel.
Facebook, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021237 
 System and  power effective participatory sensing patent thumbnailSystem and power effective participatory sensing
Disclosed is a method and system enabling power effective participatory sensing. The hand held device of the system is equipped with plurality of sensors, and is configured to enable the power effective sensor to monitor operation of the power intensive sensors.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


01/21/16
20160021008 
 Apparatus and  controlling vehicle communication patent thumbnailApparatus and controlling vehicle communication
The present invention relates to a technology of controlling vehicle communication and, more particularly, to a method and apparatus for determining congestion of vehicle communication to control the vehicle communication, thereby reducing a degree of congestion. In detail, provided are an apparatus and method for controlling vehicle communication, the apparatus including: a reception unit for receiving data units transmitted by each of one or more of object terminals and one or more of pieces of congestion information of the object terminals; a congestion degree pre-determination unit for changing congestion information of a subject vehicle on the basis of the number of data units received during a predetermined period of time; a congestion determination unit for changing electric power control information on the basis of the congestion information of the subject vehicle or the congestion information of the object terminals; and an electric power control unit for controlling transmission electric power of a communication module on the basis of the electric power control information..
Mando Corporation


01/21/16
20160015630 
 Sprayable oxygenated saline composition and  treating nasal congestion, allergy, dryness, eye irritation, throat irritation, wounds, and skin as applied to human tissues patent thumbnailSprayable oxygenated saline composition and treating nasal congestion, allergy, dryness, eye irritation, throat irritation, wounds, and skin as applied to human tissues
An oxygenated saline composition is provided comprising stabilized oxygen, sodium chloride (aqueous saline solution), and optionally one or more homeopathic components. The stabilized oxygen can include quad-atomic oxygen.
Oxy Bump Corporation


01/14/16
20160014636 

Congestion notification element and congestion control


A congestion notification element for indicating a congestion status of a mesh node may include at least one field specifying a mesh destination for which an intra-mesh congestion control is to be applied. This may allow for forwarding data frames on paths that share some links but not the bottleneck link with a path that is congestion controlled, which has not been possible with currently specified congestion notification techniques..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


01/14/16
20160014635 

User plane congestion control


The present invention provides methods, apparatuses and computer program product relating to user plane congestion control. The present invention includes receiving, at a network entity, an indication that there is a congestion in at least one network element in a network, receiving, at the network entity, information indicating an internet protocol address of at least one user equipment located in the congested network, and preventing, by the network entity, a setup and/or continuation of at least one application of the at least one user equipment using the at least one network element in the network if it is determined that there is a congestion in the network..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


01/14/16
20160014632 

Provisioning of application categories at a user equipment during network congestion


Technology for provisioning categories of applications on a user equipment (ue) is disclosed. A registration update message may be received at a wireless network element from the ue over non-access stratum (nas) signaling.

01/14/16
20160014045 

Transmission apparatus and transmission method


A transmission apparatus (101) includes an acquisition unit (121) for acquiring a power consumption of each of a plurality of power loads; a communication unit (125) for transmitting data associated with the power consumption to a server via a network; and a controller (127) for acquiring a congestion degree of the network, wherein the controller (127) determines a priority of the data based on the congestion degree and controls the communication unit (125) to transmit the data in priority order.. .
Kyocera Corporation


01/14/16
20160014030 

Methods and nodes for handling congestion in backhaul networks


The present invention relates to nodes and method in such nodes of a radio access network or a backhaul network connected to the radio access network comprising a number of radio base station nodes being connected to the backhaul network comprising communication paths for transferring data packets. There are nodes configured to support the performing of a method involving receiving a notification indicating congestion in one or more data paths of the backhaul network and deciding based on current radio information and data path information to initiate handover of data packet traffic from one radio base station to another radio base station for solving the congestion problem in the indicated one or more data communication paths..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/14/16
20160014029 

Method and congestion signalling for mpls networks


Methods and apparatuses for congestion signaling for mpls networks have been disclosed. A method for use by a transit node on a lsp within an mpls network comprises: generating a congestion notification in response to a congestion occurring during transmission of packets; and transmitting the congestion notification to an egress node on the lsp.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/14/16
20160012720 

Reducing route congestion during simultaneous rerouting events


A method and system of reducing route congestion due to a traffic event during simultaneous rerouting of a route by gps devices. A computer receives information regarding the traffic event; predicts at least one gps alternate route which a gps device would recommend to a user to avoid the traffic event; predicts a number of users that would utilize the at least one gps alternate route; finds at least one other alternate route; determines a number of existing vehicles already present on the gps alternate route and on the at least one other alternate route; calculates a reroute weight for each of the gps alternate routes, calculates modified traffic information for each of the gps alternate routes by applying the reroute weight for the gps alternate route to increase the real-time traffic data for the gps alternate route; and sends the modified traffic information to the gps devices..
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012172 

Path-based congestion reduction in integrated circuit routing


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for reducing congestion in an integrated circuit design is provided. The method may include identifying a net, wherein the net defines a path on one or more of a plurality of conducting layers in an integrated circuit and the net has an associated signal transit time.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/07/16
20160007104 

Apparatus and transporting optical channel data unit odu service


The present invention discloses an apparatus and a method for transporting an odu service. The transport apparatus includes a first odu service processing unit, a timeslot allocation unit, a switching output port allocation unit, an ethernet switching unit, and a second odu service processing unit, where a table of a mapping between output ports of the first odu service processing unit and timeslots is determined according to a rate of an oduflex frame carried in an obtained odu service and the number of the output ports of the first odu service processing unit, and the odu service is forwarded, which resolves a problem in the prior art that an oduflex frame cannot be transported by using the ethernet switching unit, thereby ensuring that service congestion does not occur on a forwarding port of a sending apparatus, and improving transmission quality of a communications network..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006667 

Anti-packet-loss real-time communication method, system and related device based on hierarchical coding


Disclosed are an anti-packet-loss real-time communication method, system and related device based on hierarchical coding. A transmitting end initially sets a coding parameter and a packaging parameter according to a network condition difference, and generates a payload containing coded data and protected data simultaneously according to the coding parameter and the packaging parameter and transmits the payload to a receiving end; the receiving end counts network status parameters according to the received payload and transmits the network status parameters to the transmitting end; and the transmitting end adjusts the coding parameter and the packaging parameter in real time according to the network status parameters, and generates a payload containing coded data and protected data simultaneously according to the adjusted coding parameter and packaging parameter.
Zte Corporation


12/31/15
20150382267 

Congestion control implementation method and apparatus


The embodiments of the present invention provide a congestion control implementation method and apparatus, where the method includes: determining one or more user equipments for which single radio voice call continuity (srvcc) offloading needs to be performed; sending an srvcc offload message to an e-utran nodeb serving the one or more user equipments, so that when triggering an srvcc handover procedure, the e-utran nodeb switches the one or more user equipments from a long term evolution (lte) domain to a circuit switched (cs) domain. When the srvcc handover procedure is completed, the one or more user equipments can be switched from volte user equipments to vocs user equipments.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382230 

Aggregation of congestion information


Apparatuses and methods of sending, to a policy control unit of a mobile communications network, congestion information for a plurality of mobile entities (mes) are described. Each of the mes being connected to a respective radio access network (rat) and associated with the policy control unit, the congestion information indicates congestion of the respective rat.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/31/15
20150381505 

Framework for early congestion notification and recovery in a virtualized environment


The congestion notification system of some embodiments sends congestion notification messages from lower layer (e.g., closer to a network) components to higher layer (e.g., closer to a packet sender) components. When the higher layer components receive the congestion notification messages, the higher layer components reduce the sending rate of packets (in some cases the rate is reduced to zero) to allow the lower layer components to lower congestion (i.e., create more space in their queues by sending more data packets along the series of components).
Vmware, Inc.


12/31/15
20150381501 

Method for congestion avoidance


Datalink frames or networking packets contain protocol information in the header and optionally in the trailer of a frame or a packet. We are proposing a method in which part of or all of the protocol information corresponding to a frame or a packet is transmitted separately in another datalink frame.

12/31/15
20150381497 

Handling user plane congestion in a wireless communication network


Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and systems configurations for handling user plane congestion in a wireless communications network. A packet data network gateway (pgw) and/or a serving gateway (sgw) may proactively transmit a congestion notification to a mobility management entity (mme) including a level of congestion of the pgw and/or sgw.
Intel Corporation


12/31/15
20150379871 

Congestion sign detection method, program, and congestion sign detection device


A congestion sign detection method that is executed by a congestion sign detection device 10 which includes three-dimensional acceleration sensor 14 that acquires acceleration information in each axis direction of an x axis, a y axis, and a z axis forming an orthogonal coordinate system of the three-dimensional space. The method includes: an input data calculation step of calculating an acceleration vector using the acceleration information acquired by the three-dimensional acceleration sensor 14, and calculating a norm of a difference of the vectors at two different timings as input data; a frequency analysis step of calculating an autocorrelation of the input data and calculating a power spectrum by performing a fourier transform on the autocorrelation; an angle information acquisition step of converting the power spectrum into angle information; and a congestion sign detection step of detecting congestion sign according to the angle information..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150379181 

Routing standard cell-based integrated circuits


This disclosure describes a multi-height routing cell and utilization of the multi-height routing in an integrated circuit to reduce routing congestion in a standard cell design floorplan. The multi-height routing cell includes a bypass connection, or “tunnel,” that routes a signal through a non-routing layer and under an impeding power rail.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


12/24/15
20150373577 

Network congestion control


A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium to obtain a traffic volume value that indicates a volume of traffic to and/or from a radio node, a value that indicates a class of the radio node, or a received signal strength value that indicates a received signal strength of a macro signal received by the radio node; calculate a delay time value based on traffic volume value, the value that indicates the class, or the received signal strength value; and transmit the delay time value to the radio node, wherein the delay time value indicates a time period to wait, by the radio node, before attempting to authenticate and register with one or more network devices.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


12/24/15
20150373502 

System and providing traffic notifications to mobile devices


A system and method for providing traffic notifications to mobile devices is provided. The system obtains device data from a plurality of mobile devices within a similar area, gathered using, e.g., a gps system.
Blackberry Limited


12/24/15
20150372949 

Signalling congestion


Methods and apparatus for signalling congestion are described, in respect of a network element (10) operable to forward received data items in a telecommunications networks such as the internet, and in respect of a processing element operable to process received requests for service. In either case, the element is operable to perform its processing function at up to a processing rate which is subject to variation, and has a queue for items awaiting processing having a counter associated therewith which maintains a count from which a queue metric is derivable.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


12/24/15
20150372921 

Network congestion management


Technologies for managing congestion of a communication channel includes a network device for receiving a network packet from a computing device destined for another computing device, analyzing network traffic flows over a communication channel established between the network device and an upstream network device, and determining whether the communication channel is congested as a function of the network traffic flows. Such technologies may also include storing the received packet in a local storage in response to determining that the communication channel is congested, transmitting an acknowledgement packet to the computing device in response to storing the received network packet local storage, and transmitting the stored network packet to the upstream network device in response to determining that the communication channel is no longer congested..
Intel Corporation


12/24/15
20150372918 

System and providing congestion notification in layer 3 networks


A system and method is provided for sending congestion notification messages through l3 networks. For example, a data packet is received at a first switch in a first fabric block of an l3 network, and the first switch performs source mac tagging of the data packet.
Google Inc.


12/24/15
20150370523 

Portable electronic apparatus, controlling the same, and program


In a delivery network system, deliver a server that holds requested content is determined, using information included in a content request message from a communication terminal. A file or stream of the requested content is read from the determined server.
Nec Corporation


12/17/15
20150365945 

Mobile communication device and allocating resources outside of a virtual carrier based on ue capabilities


A communications device configured to receive data from a mobile communications network including one or more network elements providing a wireless access interface. The wireless access interface provides plural communications resource elements across a host frequency bandwidth, and includes, within the host frequency bandwidth, first communications resource elements within a first frequency bandwidth for allocation preferably to reduced capability devices to receive signals representing data transmitted by a transmitter within the first bandwidth forming a first virtual carrier, the reduced capability devices each having a receiver bandwidth greater than or equal to the first frequency bandwidth but less than the host frequency bandwidth.
Sony Corporation


12/17/15
20150365847 

System, device, and media delivery optimization


A method for alleviation of congestion in a mobile communications network includes detecting congested cells in the mobile communications network, identifying subscribers with active data sessions in the congested cells; and optimizing bandwidth usage for at least one of the identified subscribers. A bandwidth optimization system includes a network sampling interface to receive at least subscriber, cell and data session identifiers from a network data packet sampler, where the sampler identifies the identifiers from internal data traffic within a mobile communications network, and a network awareness engine (nae) to at least cross reference the identifiers with external data traffic output by the mobile communications network to at least detect congested cells and associated subscriber data sessions emanating from the mobile communications network..
Allot Communications Ltd.


12/17/15
20150365843 

Congestion monitoring of mobile entities


A method, by a policy control unit of a mobile communications network, to control a signalling of congestion information of mobile entities at a plurality of congestion monitoring units that monitor which mobile entities are affected by a congestion state in a radio access network of the mobile communications network. The method comprises receiving, from one of the congestion monitoring units, an indication that one of the mobile entities is affected by a congestion state, storing said one congestion monitoring unit from which the indication is received as the current congestion monitoring unit for said one mobile entity, receiving, from another congestion monitoring unit, the indication that said one mobile entity is affected by a congestion state, and indicating, in response to the indication received from the other monitoring unit, to the current congestion monitoring unit a release of congestion information relating to said one mobile entity..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/17/15
20150365819 

Service provisioning system and method, and mobile edge application server and support node


Embodiments of the present invention provide a service provisioning system and method, a mobile edge application server and support node. The system includes: at least one mobile edge application server (meas) and at least one mobile edge application server support function (meas-sf), where the meas is deployed at an access network side; and the meas-sf is deployed at a core network side, connected to one or more meas.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150365717 

Methods and dvr and network storage of locally recorded content


Methods and apparatus for expanding the storage capacity of one or more dvrs in a household by attaching them to a shared network storage device are described. Recorded content is encrypted in at least some embodiments on a per customer basis rather than on a per dvr basis allowing content to be moved between devices at a customer premise and played back by any of the devices at the customer premise where the content was recorded.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


12/17/15
20150365538 

Cost-cognitive base station apparatus, cost-cognitive user terminal, and cost-cognitive network method


A cost-cognitive base station apparatus, a cost-cognitive user terminal, and a cost-cognitive network method, in which by recognizing costs based on network congestion, a user may select and receive appropriate network services, thereby reducing telecommunication expenses and inducing the user to a less congested network, which leads to improved network management efficiency.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


12/17/15
20150365325 

Software defined networking based congestion control


Methods and systems of adjusting bandwidth allocation by a network element in a communications network includes monitoring a data flow traversing a target port, determining a bandwidth allocation for the target port, determining a fair-share bandwidth allocation for the target port, and adjusting the bandwidth allocation for the target port based on the fair-share bandwidth allocation. The bandwidth allocation for the target port is a bandwidth that is currently allocated for the data flow.

12/17/15
20150362323 

Server device, congestion prediction information display system, congestion prediction information distribution method, congestion prediction information display method, and program


An information terminal transmits present position information and acceleration information to a server device. The server device receives the present position information and the acceleration information of the information terminal, generates congestion prediction degree using the acceleration information, associates the congestion prediction degree with map data such that the congestion prediction degree can be displayed on a road map, and transmits association information indicating the association.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150360706 

Operation management device, operation management method, vehicle, vehicular traffic system, and program


An operation management device that manages the operation of a plurality of vehicles is provided with: a vehicle position acquisition unit that acquires the positions of the plurality of vehicles; an interval adjustment unit that, on the basis of congestion information, identifies a station that is a reference for increasing the density of the plurality of vehicles that are present and sets a standby time at each station that is behind the station that is a reference, the standby time being for the plurality of vehicles that stops at the stations behind the station; and a departure determination unit that adjusts the departure times of the plurality of vehicles from each of the stations behind the station on the basis of the standby times.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


12/17/15
20150360688 

Travel control device and travel control system


Disclosed is a travel control device in which optimization of the traffic flow and minimization of energy consumption of vehicles are compatible with each other. The travel control device includes a target vehicle-speed calculation unit that includes a target vehicle-speed pattern adjustment processing unit generating a target vehicle-speed pattern based on a route passing speed pattern which is a passing vehicle-speed pattern within a certain distance generated in consideration of traffic congestion information, and an evaluation value calculation unit calculating an evaluation value based on a horizon length and the target vehicle-speed pattern, the horizon length representing the time taken until a vehicle arrives at an ultimate point generated in consideration of information on prospective traffic congestion which can occur in the future; and a target control volume computation unit that calculates control volume of controlling the vehicle based on the evaluation value..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


12/17/15
20150360079 

Pulmonary harmonica device and using a pulmonary harmonica device


The present invention is a pulmonary harmonica for achieving health and wellness through controlled breathing. The invention is a modified harmonica with specifically low-tuned reeds that produce frequencies not associated with normal musical performance that allow the user to generate a stream of controlled low frequency sound waves that break up congestion in the user's lungs and sinuses.
Halcyon Research, Inc. Dba Harmonica Techs


12/10/15
20150359014 

Network congestion prevention and/or mitigation


Cell site congestion may result in dropped calls, time-outs on data sessions, web access problems, or the like. A network congestion status may be used to minimize network congestion.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


12/10/15
20150358854 

Probe mechanism for discovering explicit congestion notification data


Explicit congestion notification (ecn) data that is utilized in a core portion of a cellular communication network has known issues associated with a first use scenario and an infrequent use scenario. A probe comprising probe data and a data structure for storing certain ecn data can be transmitted in order to mitigate these issues.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


12/10/15
20150358483 

Method and adjusting service level in congestion


A method for managing congestion in a base station in a mobile communication system according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: requesting user subscription information to a mobility management entity (mme); receiving the user subscription information from the mme; and performing a congestion control in a communication between terminals on the basis of the received user subscription information. According to the embodiment, action may be taken in consideration of the user information and a current congestion state when controlling the congestion in a wireless communication system, and thus side effects resulting from the congestion control may be reduced.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/10/15
20150358238 

System and a tcp mapper


A system for congestion control of traffic in a network that uses transmission control protocol (tcp) includes a plurality of tcp congestion control programs having one or more parameters, a plurality of tcp congestion control units running the tcp congestion control programs, and a tcp mapper adapted to map incoming tcp traffic flow from a plurality of incoming tcp traffic flows to the tcp congestion control units based on at least one of (a) the type of application program from which the incoming tcp traffic flow originated (b) the type of network for which the incoming tcp traffic flow is destined, (c) parameters related to network performance (d) network constraints (e) source of the incoming tcp traffic flow, and (f) destination of the incoming tcp traffic flow.. .
Liveqos Inc.


12/10/15
20150358200 

Proactive handling of network faults


The techniques and/or systems described herein implement a fault handling service that is able to ensure that at least part of a network can avoid congestion (e.g., a link exceeding capacity) as long as a predetermined maximum number of faults is not exceeded. The fault handling service models different combinations of possible faults based on network topology and then computes an amount of traffic to be communicated via individual paths such that congestion is avoided as long as a number of actual faults that occur is less than or equal to the predetermined maximum number of faults..
Microsoft Corporation


12/10/15
20150355791 

Handheld terminal, image generation method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium containing program


In a delivery network system, deliver a server that holds requested content is determined, using information included in a content request message from a communication terminal. A file or stream of the requested content is read from the determined server.
Nec Corporation


12/03/15
20150350699 

Trunk management video surveillance systems


The present invention relates to the video surveillance field, and discloses a trunk management method and apparatus for video surveillance systems. In the present invention, the connection priority of a surveillance equipment is the highest priority amon/between priorities of all clients, when multiple clients with different priorities access the same surveillance equipment.
Hangzhou Hikvision System Technology Co., Ltd.


12/03/15
20150350097 

Data transmission device, data transmission method, and program therefor


A data transmission device, method, and program therefor that effectively increase throughput even when a delay increase occurs due to a cause other than congestion in the network. The data transmission device (11) is provided with a transmission unit (60) which transmits to a user terminal (30) data requested over a network (20).
Nec Corporation


12/03/15
20150350086 

Network congestion management systems and methods


Systems, methods and software useful for overcoming network congestion problems including head-of-line blocking issues and other network congestion problems. In certain aspects, flow control mechanisms implemented in a switch device or other network device manage buffer and system level resources using a scheduler to control the amount of data requested from a local san fabric.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350085 

Route determination apparatus and transfer route determination method


The processor obtains a process time, which is a time taken for processing a control message when the control device requests that a target processing device, selected from among the plurality of processing devices, process a control message. When the process time has become longer than a first threshold, the processor determines which of a first and a second congestion has occurred based on whether the process time has become longer than a second threshold, which is greater than the first threshold.
Fujitsu Limited


12/03/15
20150350049 

Method and device for generating cnm


The present invention discloses a method and a device for generating a cnm, so as to improve a processing rate of a congestion problem. The method includes: monitoring a data volume of an output queue at a congestion point cp; monitoring a rate of a data stream corresponding to at least one congestion reaction point rp connected to the cp, and when the data volume of the output queue at the cp reaches a congestion threshold, obtaining identification information of a data stream that currently has a highest rate; generating a cnm for the data stream having the identification information, and sending the cnm to an rp corresponding to the identification information, so that the rp reduces, according to the cnm, the rate of the data stream corresponding to the rp..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/03/15
20150348068 

Predicting waiting passenger count and evaluation


Predicting waiting passenger count and evaluation. The present invention provides to a dispatching support system in order to help bus dispatchers or operators make better instructions or decisions, by providing short-term passenger flow prediction.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/03/15
20150347662 

Congestion aware layer promotion


Embodiments relate to managing layer promotion of interconnects in the routing phase of integrated circuit design. An aspect includes a system to manage layer promotion in a routing phase of integrated circuit design.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/03/15
20150347661 

Congestion aware layer promotion


Embodiments relate to managing layer promotion of interconnects in the routing phase of integrated circuit design. An aspect includes reducing the set of candidate interconnects for layer promotion based on resource availability.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/26/15
20150341273 

Data center congestion management for non-tcp traffic


Methods, apparatus and software for implementing enhanced data center congestion management for non-tcp traffic. Non-congested transmit latencies are determined for transmission of packets or ethernet frames along paths between source and destination end-end-nodes when congestion along the paths is not present or minimal.

11/26/15
20150340865 

Power control


A novel power allocation method, as early as in the procurement of electricity, takes account of network congestion and simultaneously enables logical and physical separation of network control and power allocation. An allocation component and a network monitoring component separately from one another detect tasks relating to the allocation of power and via predetermined interfaces exchange information or intermediate states relating to the allocation before the allocation is actually implemented for power control.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


11/26/15
20150339197 

Systems and methods for migrating components in a hierarchical storage network


System and methods for selectively or automatically migrating resources between storage operation cells are provided. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a management component within the storage operation system may monitor system operation and migrate components from storage operation cell to another to facilitate failover recovery, promote load balancing within the system and improve overall system performance as further described herein.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


11/19/15
20150334696 

Resource provisioning method


Embodiments of the present invention provides a resource provisioning method, including: receiving, by a first data center, a resource request message, where the first data center is any data center that receives the resource request message in the system; obtaining, by the first data center and by analyzing the resource request message, at least two destination data centers that provision resources; creating a virtual network; creating a virtual machine for the at least two destination data centers; and adding the virtual machine to the virtual network. By implementing the method, the resource utilization of a data center is improved, administration, maintenance, and operation are simplified, and an occurrence probability of network connection fault or traffic congestion is reduced..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334160 

Method and loading web page


A method for receiving objects of a web page by a terminal is provided. The method includes determining sizes of the objects, determining a number of transmission control protocol (tcp) connections to be allocated for each of a plurality of domains connected to the web page, based on estimated sizes of the objects, determining a reception order of the objects to be received in the domains for each domain based on a size of a congestion window (cwnd) of a server, and receiving the objects in the determined reception order..

11/19/15
20150334042 

Traffic management server and management program


Provided is a technique of finely performing congestion determination and congestion control on a cellular communication system employing a c-ran architecture. An instruction is given to a control device to acquire location information of a terminal in a cell of a c-ran using a first message between network nodes, acquire a congestion indicator of the cell of the c-ran using a second message between the network nodes, determine the occurrence of congestion of the cell based on the congestion indicator, identify a terminal staying in a cell in which congestion is occurring based on the location information of the terminal, and limit a maximum usable bandwidth of the specified terminal..
Hitachi, Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334028 

Robust content-based solution for dynamically optimizing multi-user wireless multimedia transmission


An application step of the congestion control policy associated with the estimated video category of the ongoing streaming video traffic to the said ongoing streaming video traffic.. .

11/19/15
20150334024 

Controlling data rates of data flows based on information indicating congestion


A controller receives information from congestion detectors in a network, the information indicating that points in the network are congested due to data flows in the network. The controller controls data rates of the data flows based on the information..

11/19/15
20150334023 

System detection method and apparatus and flow control


A system detection method and apparatus. The throughput and response time of the system are acquired, where the throughput reflects the number of requests from outside the system that has been processed by the system.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150334022 

Virtual sub-net based routing


A method and system to route connections of sub-networks in a design block of an integrated circuit and a computer program product are described. The system includes a memory device to store instructions to route the connections of the sub-networks, and a processor to execute the instructions to determine a baseline route for each of the connections of each of the sub-networks, identify noise critical sub-networks in the integrated circuit design based on congestion, set a mean threshold length (mtl), segment the connections of the noise critical sub-networks based on the mtl, and re-route the baseline route based on segmenting.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150331987 

Virtual sub-net based routing


A method and system to route connections of sub-networks in a design of an integrated circuit and a computer program product are described. The method includes determining a baseline route for each of the connections of each of the sub-networks, identifying noise critical sub-networks in the design of the integrated circuit based on congestion, and setting a mean threshold length (mtl), the mtl indicating a maximum length of each segment of each connection.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150329129 

System and generating vehicle movement plans in a large railway network


Disclosed is method and system for continuously re-generating reactive on-line train schedules for trains running in a large railway network. Railway network partitioned based on user configuration, into first type comprising trunk line and feeder line sub-networks, and second type comprising supervisory dispatch control territories.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


11/12/15
20150327152 

Communication device and communication control method


A communication device serving as a base station configured to notify a mobile station of a warning or an upper device of the base station includes a controller configured to shut down the warning, notified from the base station based on warning information, upon determining the congestion condition of the base station, and a communication part configured to transmit the information regarding a shutdown of warning. Herein, the controller compares a first threshold with a resource usage rate or the amount of resources in the base station, thus determining the congestion condition of the base station.
Nec Corporation


11/12/15
20150327135 

Apparatus and dynamic hybrid routing in sdn networks to avoid congestion and balance loads under changing traffic load


Given a large number of traffic matrices, the matrices are divided into m clusters, where m is a relatively small number. A load-balancing apparatus is implemented as an application over the sdn controller.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


11/12/15
20150324220 

Virtualization congestion control framework


Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing a virtualization congestion control framework. In one aspect, a method might include a hypervisor assigning application resources of a virtual machine (“vm”), which operates on a host computing system, with maximum allowable settings to each software application to be executed on the vm.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc


11/12/15
20150321570 

Electric vehicle charging control system


An electric vehicle charging control system includes a battery for operating the electric vehicle that is charged by a charging connection to a charging station. A user interface is associated with the electric vehicle and includes a display and a user input device.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


11/12/15
20150320338 

Detection of respiratory disorders


Systems and methods for monitoring pulmonary edema and/or pulmonary congestion are based on changes in impedance parameters that are indicative of lung impedance of a patient. Early detection of changes in the status of a patient pertaining to pulmonary edema and/or pulmonary congestion may be especially beneficial for heart failure patients.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


11/05/15
20150319714 

Vehicle-mounted device and congestion control method


The invention has the object of avoiding congestion while reducing differences between parameters for communication among vehicles. The vehicle-mounted device performing communication by radio signals with predetermined vehicle-mounted devices respectively equipped in a plurality of vehicles includes: a radio unit detecting radio signals to measure congestion level; a processor receiving, from each of the predetermined vehicle-mounted devices, a value of, among parameters relating to communication of the predetermined vehicle-mounted devices, a predetermined parameter for which the degree of contribution to congestion increases with increase in the value of the predetermined parameter; and a controller decreasing, when the congestion level measured by the radio unit exceeds a predetermined threshold value, the value of the predetermined parameter of its own device if the value of the predetermined parameter of its own device is greater than the average of the values of the predetermined parameter received at the processor..
Nec Corporation


11/05/15
20150319713 

Vehicle-mounted device and congestion control method


The invention has the object of avoiding congestion while reducing differences between parameters for communication among vehicles. The vehicle-mounted device performing communication by radio signals with predetermined vehicle-mounted devices respectively equipped in a plurality of vehicles includes: a radio unit detecting radio signals to measure congestion level; a processor receiving, from each of the predetermined vehicle-mounted devices, a value of, among parameters relating to communication of the predetermined vehicle-mounted devices, a predetermined parameter for which the degree of contribution to congestion increases with increase in the value of the predetermined parameter; and a controller decreasing, when the congestion level measured by the radio unit exceeds a predetermined threshold value, the value of the predetermined parameter of its own device if the value of the predetermined parameter of its own device is greater than the average of the values of the predetermined parameter received at the processor..
Nec Corporation


10/29/15
20150312939 

Method and system for handling congestion in a communications system


An apparatus for managing contention in a communications system, the apparatus comprising a processor and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing programming for execution by the processor. The programming may include instructions to receive a ranging code from a device in a ranging channel, the ranging code corresponding to a current ranging attempt.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


10/22/15
20150304220 

Congestion control system, control device, congestion control method and program


A congestion control system includes: edge devices that aggregate service request messages from clients, and distribute the messages to servers; a plurality of servers that process the service requests from the clients; and a control device. The control device: acquires a service request occurrence rate observed from the edge devices, and, on the basis of the acquired occurrence rate, determines the proportion of service request messages to be regulated as a regulation rate; determines the number of servers that should be operating, and notifies the edge devices of the regulation rate that was determined; and, on the basis of the number of servers that was determined, puts new servers into operation or stops the service of currently operating servers.
Nec Corporation


10/15/15
20150296514 

Mobile communication base station and allocating resources outside of a virtual carrier based on ue capabilities


A mobile communications network includes one or more network elements providing a wireless access interface for communications devices. The wireless access interface provides plural communications resource elements across a host frequency bandwidth, and includes, within the host frequency bandwidth, first communications resource elements within a first frequency bandwidth for allocation preferably to reduced capability devices to receive signals representing the data transmitted by the transmitter unit within the first bandwidth forming a first virtual carrier, the reduced capability devices each having a receiver bandwidth which is greater than or equal to the first frequency bandwidth but less than the host frequency bandwidth.

10/15/15
20150296440 

Hierarchical access network discovery and selection function and offload wi-fi network


Examples herein propose a hierarchical andsf approach in order to provide more online control over user device network/selection. In some embodiments an overall andsf server may be a separate andsf server or integrated with an andsf server in the ran.

10/15/15
20150296403 

Congestion control scheme


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for congestion control are provided. The apparatus measures respective signal qualities in at least two regions of a resource block, compares the respective signal qualities to each other, and determines a network congestion level based on the comparison.

10/15/15
20150296380 

Method for the reduction of signalling traffic on mobile devices


The present application relates to mobile devices and in particular mobile devices which allow installed applications to connect to the internet. The application addresses the problems associated with limited battery life and network congestion by controlling access to the internet on each mobile device.

10/15/15
20150295839 

Virtual quantized congestion notification


congestion management for data traffic in a virtual domain identifies a congestion source and sends a message to the source to adjust data traffic rates. The source may be a virtual machine hosted by a physical server with one or more virtual servers incorporated.

10/15/15
20150295838 

Upstream contention measurment reporting and mitigation in docsis remote phy network environments


An example method for upstream contention measurement and reporting in data over cable service interface specification (docsis) remote physical layer (r-phy) network environments is provided and includes receiving, at a converged cable access platform (ccap) core from a r-phy node over a converged interconnect network (cin) in the docsis r-phy network environment, an indication of a collision level in an upstream network between the r-phy node and a plurality of cable modems (cms), calculating a congestion level in the upstream network based on the collision level indicated by the r-phy node, adjusting back-off window parameters for cable modem retransmissions based on the calculated congestion level, and adjusting a contention transmission opportunity density in a downstream media access protocol (map) message based on the adjusted back-off window parameters.. .

10/15/15
20150295828 

Packet transmission method and apparatus


A method of the present invention includes: determining, when packet congestion occurs or network bandwidth decreases, at least one to-be-discarded packet in a packet buffer; and discarding the at least one to-be-discarded packet so that at least one unbuffered packet enters the packet buffer to prevent discarding too many unbuffered packets, where the unbuffered packet is a packet that has not entered the packet buffer. The present invention is primarily applied in a packet buffering process..

10/15/15
20150295827 

Unified congestion control for real-time media support


Various implementations disclosed herein enable congestion control systems and methods that are agnostic of the availability of congestion notification types, and are simultaneously responsive to multiple types of network congestion indicators—including both implicit (e.g., loss and delay) and explicit (e.g., marking) congestion indicators. For example, some implementations include a congestion control method that includes obtaining a composite congestion indicator value associated with multiple types of network congestion indicators, and determining a reference rate value based on a function of the composite congestion indicator value.

10/15/15
20150294395 

Logistics management system for determining pickup routes for retail stores


According to an aspect, a method for retail store logistics management includes receiving information for pickup order fulfillment including items to be picked up and a store product location map indicating inventory locations and quantities in a retail store. Surveillance data for the store identifies high congestion areas on the sales floor.

10/08/15
20150289184 

System and mitigrating congestion handling during hs cell change


According to some embodiments, a radio network controller (rnc) facilitates a communication session for a wireless device in soft handover with an active set of cells. The active set of cells includes a serving cell (which provides an hs-dsch connection) and a plurality of non-serving cells.

10/08/15
20150289162 

Methods circuits devices systems and associated computer executable code for implementing cell congestion detection in a mobile network


Disclosed are methods, circuits, devices, systems and associated computer executable code for operating a cellular network. According to some embodiments, a network core may be communicatively connected to one or more network access segments through a data tunnel, which data tunnel is monitored by a data traffic analyzer.

10/08/15
20150288617 

Merging multicast abr and unicast abr with progressive download abr in a customer premises device within the same video delivery pipe


A method of managing bandwidth allocation across a video pipe that delivers both streaming adaptive bitrate (abr) content and progressive download abr content includes receiving a designation of a congestion boundary within a video pipe, the congestion boundary designating a first percentage of the video pipe that is to be used for streaming abr content when congestion exists on both sides of the congestion boundary, wherein a remaining percentage of the video pipe is to be used for progressive download abr; allocating bandwidth for streaming abr content, wherein the gateway device can allocate for streaming content only that portion of the remaining percentage of bandwidth that is not requested for progressive download content; and allocating bandwidth for progressive download content, wherein the gateway device can allocate for progressive download content only that portion of the first percentage of bandwidth that is not requested for streaming content.. .

10/08/15
20150288610 

Relay communication, relay system for communication, relay communication, and relay program for communication


In order to make it possible to perform a data relay process without using a buffer even when a destination is in a congested state, a relay apparatus for communication includes a packet input process unit for identifying a destination of an input packet and determining whether or not the input packet is a packet related to a communication whose delay time is restricted, a congestion monitor unit for monitoring a congestion situation of the destination, and a delay unit for delaying output timing of a packet input by a given amount of time and then re-inputting the packet to the packet input process unit. The packet input process unit detour-transfers the input packet to the delay unit when the input packet is a packet related to a communication whose delay time is not restricted and the destination is in a congested state..

10/08/15
20150288593 

Modified content delivery based on network conditions


Systems and methods for sending data and pointers to data in response to a request for data are described. The system may receive a request for data from a device, and based on network conditions, such as network load, latency, available bandwidth, congestion, etc., the system may return a portion of the requested data and one or more pointers to a second portion of the requested data to the requesting device.



Congestion topics: Congestion, Access Point, Transmitter, Communication System, Bottleneck, Mobility Management Entity, Base Station, Hierarchical, Allocation, Virtual Channel, Network Topology, Disconnect, Abstraction, Distributed, Time Division Multiplexing

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