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 Techniques for a switch to receive network controller sideband interface control packets patent thumbnailTechniques for a switch to receive network controller sideband interface control packets
Examples may include receiving, at a switch, an ethernet frame having an ethernet header that may indicate the ethernet frame includes a network controller sideband interface (nc-si) control packet from a management controller at a compute node coupled to the switch. In some examples, a response to a command included in a received nc-si control packet that was encapsulated in an ethernet frame may be processed at the switch and sent to the management controller..
Intel Corporation


 Methods, systems and  the interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices patent thumbnailMethods, systems and the interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices
Methods, apparatus and systems are provided for forwarding fiber channel initialization protocol (fip) frames and fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) frames by a fcoe device interconnection apparatus (fia) and with a fiber channel over ethernet device interconnection apparatus controller (fiac). An fcoe frame received by the fia from the fcoe device includes at least destination and source ethernet mac address fields which are replaced, such as where the destination ethernet mac address is replaced by the mac address assigned to a remote fcoe device, such as the desired end port.
Jeda Networks, Inc .


 Fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) frame forwarding system patent thumbnailFiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) frame forwarding system
An fcoe forwarding system includes a non-fcoe-enabled networking device coupled between a source device and an fc device and including a plurality of l3 forwarding tables. The non-fcoe-enabled networking device receives a first communication from the source device and determines that the first communication includes a first fcoe frame.
Dell Products L.p.


 Electronic device with a maintain power signature (mps) device and associated methods patent thumbnailElectronic device with a maintain power signature (mps) device and associated methods
An electronic device includes a rectifier bridge that includes an input configured to be coupled to power over ethernet (poe) power sourcing equipment (pse), and an output. A transistor is configured to selectively couple the output with a load.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.i.


 Jbod apparatus having bmc module and controlling  the same patent thumbnailJbod apparatus having bmc module and controlling the same
A jbod apparatus (1) having a hard disk drive (hdd) expander (11), a switch (13) and a bmc module (12) is disclosed. The hdd expander (11) is connected to a plurality of hard drives (5) respectively.
Aic Inc.


 Hardwired and wirelessly controlled motorized window shades system and  use patent thumbnailHardwired and wirelessly controlled motorized window shades system and use
A hardwired and wirelessly controlled motorized window shade system is presented that includes a plurality of motorized window shades that are connected by a cable, such as ethernet cable, to a power panel and a hardwired control. Motorized window shades are also wirelessly connected to a wireless control through a gateway.
The Watt Stopper, Inc.


 Vehicular multi-camera vision system patent thumbnailVehicular multi-camera vision system
A vision system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. One of the cameras functions as a master camera and others of the cameras function as slave cameras.
Magna Electronics Inc.


 Televisions or output controllers that support a wired interface and a wireless interface for connecting to a local area network for receiving digital content patent thumbnailTelevisions or output controllers that support a wired interface and a wireless interface for connecting to a local area network for receiving digital content
An output device, such as a television or an output controller, that includes a wired interface and a wireless interface for connecting to a local area network is herein disclosed and enabled. The wired interface includes an ethernet connection, and the wireless interface includes a wireless communication unit that is compatible with at least one protocol within ieee 802.11 standards for connecting to a wireless local area network.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.


 Smart integrated point of sale system patent thumbnailSmart integrated point of sale system
Embodiments of the present technology relate to an all-in-one integrated transaction platform. An example integrated point of sale (pos) device comprises a tablet processor, secure processor, and memory for storing executable instructions that comprise a business management system, a housing comprising a plurality of video display screens, wherein a merchant display screen is coupled to at least one customer display screen, a business management system receiving input from the plurality of video display screens, a payment reader, wherein the payment reader is capable of accepting at least magnetic swipe cards, emv (europay, mastercard, and visa) chip and pin cards, and nfc (near field communication) payment, a barcode scanner, a cash drawer, a printer, an ada (american disabilities act) compliant secure keypad, a biometric verification unit, at least one camera, gps (global positioning system), and wired and wireless communication technologies such as but not limited to ethernet, wi-fi, bluetooth, 3g/4g etc..
Innowi Inc.


 Portable vehicle monitoring system patent thumbnailPortable vehicle monitoring system
The invention is related to a portable vehicle monitoring system that is to be mounted on mobile objects such as police cars for security purposes and ambulances which have right of way; characterized in that it comprises a camera placed on the front right and front left and both sides of the system which enables the system to capture images and recognize faces, led lighting located around the cameras which are directed towards visual direction and which enable capturing of legible images even at night time police lights placed at the front and rear faces of the base which can flash on and off when necessary, an alarm control device, ethernet connection forming the network, a cooling device which eliminates the heat formed inside the apparatus, a control card which operates the police lights, modem which continuously provide wireless communication and a top cover which encloses the entire system.. .
Ekin Teknoloji Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi


Hardware-accelerated protocol conversion in an automotive gateway controller

A network gateway in a vehicle connects heterogeneous networks and buses within the vehicle. The gateway implements hardware acceleration to accomplish protocol translation, e.g., between can, lin, flexray, and ethernet buses and networks.
Broadcom Corporation

Data transmission method, apparatus, and network system

A data transmission method, an apparatus, and a network system are used to transmit common public radio interface (cpri) data in the ethernet, and can support cpri data corresponding to multiple service flows to be exchanged between multiple rrus and multiple bbus in any network by using an existing switching device from point to point, point to multipoint, and multipoint to multipoint. This not only reduces cpri networking costs, but also improves cpri networking flexibility.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Operation methods of communication node in network

Operation methods of a first communication node in a network, in particular, an ethernet-based vehicle network, include: transmitting, by the first communication node to at least one communication node which is connected to the first communication node, a first frame requesting state information of a physical layer between the first communication node and the at least one communication node; receiving, by the first communication node from the at least one communication node, a second frame in response to the first frame; and identifying, by the first communication node, a state of the physical layer based on the second frame when the second frame is received.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Automatic addressing method in an ethernet communication architecture

A method of configuration by a server module of several client modules connected together via an ethernet communication network of daisy-chain type is provided. Each client module includes an ethernet switch fitted with a first communication port and with a second communication port, in such a way that the first port of a first client module is connected to a communication port of the server module and that the first port of another client module is connected to the second port of an adjacent client module.
Schneider Electric Industries Sas

Online incremental scheduling deterministic networks

A method for transmitting messages in a computer network, e.g., a ttethernet network, the network including nodes and at least one star coupler, which are connected in a multi-hop fashion, the nodes periodically exchanging time-triggered (tt) messages according to a pre-defined transmission schedule, and wherein nodes exchange, according to the schedule, messages via scheduled time-triggered flows, wherein adding a new time-triggered flow into the running computer network includes: 1. Determining, for each hop in the new flow path of the new time-triggered flow, a free transmission gap in the transmission cycle of the corresponding port, 2.
Fts Computertechnik Gmbh

System and providing redundant ethernet network connections

A primary and secondary card are coupled to protect and working paths, respectively providing a redundant connection to a node. The primary and secondary cards implement an inter-card path that is a working path for the primary card and a protect path for the secondary card.
Ciena Corporation

Electrical junction box cover and related assemblies and methods for completing electrical installations

This invention relates to electrical junction box covers for temporary use during application of drywall and other finish work. Electrical junction boxes include any type of electrical outlet or switch box, including communication boxes for cable, ethernet, phone, or any other related system.

Reducing ethernet latency in a multi-server chassis

A system includes a multi-server chassis, a midplane within the chassis, and a switching device connected to the midplane. The switching device has serial communication lanes including a lane for each of multiple server bays within the chassis, and has a network communication port for connecting to an external network.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Selection of power in power over ethernet systems

Embodiments described herein include a power over ethernet (poe) enabled device that uses 2-event classification when allocating power to coupled powered devices (pds). If the 2-event classification is successful, power sourcing equipment (pse) on the poe device allocates a maximum power allotment to the pd.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Operation methods of communication node in network

An operation method of a communication node in an ethernet-based vehicle network, the communication node including a regulator, a physical (phy) layer unit, and a processor, includes outputting, by the processor, a first signal to initiate a supply of power to the communication node; outputting, by the processor, a second signal to initiate a transition of the communication node from a normal mode to a sleep mode; and transitioning, by the phy layer unit, the communication node from the normal mode to the sleep mode when the second signal is received at the phy layer unit from the processor.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Wavelength switching method, apparatus, and system

A wavelength switching method, apparatus, and system are disclosed. The method includes: encapsulating a logical link identifier (llid) of an optical network unit (onu) and a wavelength allocated to the onu into a first multi-point control protocol (mpcp) message, and sending the first mpcp message to the onu, for the onu to perform switching according to the wavelength.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and real-time transfer of audio and/or video streams through an ethernet avb network

The disclosure relates generally to transfer of audio and/or video streams, and, more particularly, to system and method for real-time transfer of the audio and/or video streams through an ethernet audio/video bridging (avb) network. In one embodiment, multiple audio and/or video streams from multiple avb enabled devices are received by an avb enabled network device.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Managing ethernet backpressure at a network device

Methods, systems, and computer readable media can be operable to facilitate a dynamic control of a pause frame setting at a network device. A network node may monitor for and detect a link or speed change occurring at an interface.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Seamless migration from rapid spanning tree protocol to ethernet ring protection switching protocol

Methods and systems are provided for migrating loop-breaking protocols in an ethernet network. The method includes disabling a port of a first leaf network element in a network implementing a rapid spanning tree protocol (rstp), the rstp having a spanning tree with a root network element coupled to the first leaf network element forming a first branch of the spanning tree; migrating the first leaf network element by disabling the rstp and enabling an ethernet ring protection switching (erps) protocol on the first leaf network element; migrating the root network element after the first leaf network element by disabling the rstp and enabling the erps protocol on the root network element; and enabling the port of the first leaf network element after migrating the first leaf network element and the root network element..

Egress protection for bum traffic with link failures in evpn

In some examples, a method includes receiving, by a first provider edge (pe) network device, an egress protection label that is advertised by a second pe network device, wherein each of the first and second pe network devices are included in an ethernet segment, wherein the first pe network device is a designated forwarder for bum network packets in the ethernet segment, and wherein a ce network device is multi-homed to the first and second pe network devices; in response to detecting a link failure, configuring forwarding information of the first pe network device to apply the egress protection label to the bum network packets received by the first pe network device and forward the bum network packets to the second pe network device; and in response to receiving the bum network packets, forwarding the bum network packets with the egress protection label to the second pe network device.. .
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Delivering cpri and ethernet signals over optical networks

A method for communication includes, receiving in a first communication interface input frames, which include data symbols derived by encoding respective characters, and one or more synchronization symbols distinguishable from the data symbols. The characters are recovered from the data symbols, and transmitted to a second communication interface by mapping the characters into communication frames and discarding the synchronization symbols, wherein a protocol for delivering the characters supports a mapping scheme for delivering the characters at a first data rate, and mapping the characters includes mapping the characters so as to deliver the characters at a second data rate lower than the first data rate.
Iplight Ltd.

Bidirectional optical transceiver

An apparatus, system and method for facilitating higher bandwidth communication in a data center using existing multi-mode fibers. A first transceiver within a first device transmits ethernet traffic to a second device over first and second optical fibers and receives return optical signals over the same first and second optical devices.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Common mode noise restrainer applicable to ethernet

The present invention discloses a common mode noise restrainer applicable to ethernet, comprising: a circuit side configured to connect with an integrated circuit; a cable side configured to connect with a cable; a plurality of transformers set between the circuit side and the cable side; and a plurality of common mode chokes composed of a first part of the common mode chokes and a second part of the common mode chokes in which the first part of the common mode chokes is set between the circuit side and the plurality of transformers and the second part of the common mode chokes is set between the cable side and the plurality of transformers while the one or more transformer(s) connected with the first part of the common mode chokes are not identical to the one or more transformer(s) connected with the second part of the common mode chokes.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation

Web-based programming environment for embedded devices

A programming environment and a simple programming language that runs on ethernet block-input/output (block-io) devices and hosting servers. In some embodiments, the argee™ system includes a web-based programming environment that compiles a gui program into a bytecode program of a virtual machine; and the virtual machine that runs in the device firmware and executes the bytecode program representing the gui program created by a user.
Turk, Inc.

All-in-one-laptop

A multi-functional all-in-one laptop comprising multiple components integrated into one physical laptop. In a preferred embodiment, the invention comprises a laptop computer wherein power methods are comprise of ac\dc power, qi charging, usb charging, lightning cable charging and solar power.

Method to transmit and receive mpeg-ts over a thunderbolt cable

Example embodiments provide systems and methods for managing the transmission and reception of mpeg-ts data provided over a thunderbolt cable. A transmitter unit receives a mpeg-ts and an ethernet signal.
Opentv, Inc.

Voip analog telephone system

A multi-port voip telecommunications system that allows the user to gain access to telephone connectivity through the internet by connecting directly to the internet or by connecting to the internet through the existing internet connection of a computer or cell phone device. The present system includes an ethernet port, a wi-fi receiver to facilitate the transmission and receipt of internet protocol signals wirelessly, a usb plug connectable to the ata, connectivity to a home monitoring network and connectivity to bluetooth devices..
Nettalk.com, Inc.

Integrated internet access router

An integrated access router includes a modem for communicating with a wireless network. The integrated access router also includes a cellular gateway, comprising a switch for routing data via the modem.
Klas Technologies Limited

System and a subscriber powered network element

A system for powering a network element of a fiber optic wide area network is disclosed. When communication data is transferred between a central office (co) and a subscriber terminal using a network element to convert optical to electrical (o-e) and electrical to optical (e-o) signals between a fiber from the central office and twisted wire pair, coaxial cable or ethernet cable transmission lines from the subscriber terminal, techniques related to local powering of a network element or drop site by the subscriber terminal or subscriber premise remote powering device are provided.

Fibre-radio communication network and apparatus and fibre-radio communication method

A fibre-radio communication network includes a base station (300) and wireless access nodes (100) coupled by fibre optic cables (125). The base station (300) includes a switch module (320) arranged to switch ethernet signals on a local area network, and a media converter rack module (310) comprising media converter units mc1-mc6 arranged to convert between a baseband ethernet signal carried by the fibre optic cables (125) and an ethernet digital signal for the switch.
Bae Systems Plc

Methods and apparatuses for providing quality of service dependent services to mobile clients in multiple backhaul environments

In one aspect, wireless communications may be provided by routing packets from a wireless communication device to a wide area network via a first network, wherein the packets comprise data for a first service and a second service. Upon determining that a second network is assigned as a default network, data for the first service and the second service may be selectively assigned the to the first network or the second network based at least in part upon whether the second network is assigned as the default network and further based at least in part on a quality of service requirement of the first service and the second service respectively.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Vehicle vision system utilizing camera synchronization

A vehicular vision system includes a plurality of cameras disposed at the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle and being operable to capture frames of image data. Image data captured by each of the first camera is provided to an ecu via a respective ethernet link from the respective camera to the ecu.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Modified ethernet preamble for inter line card communications in a modular communication chassis

A method of providing information regarding an ethernet frame, within the ethernet preamble of the ethernet frame, comprises inserting into the ethernet preamble an inter-line-card header that includes a start control character, a version number, a parity bit, a source port, a destination port, and a forwarding domain entry; and preserving said inter-line-card header, inside of said ethernet preamble, in a media access control (mac) sub-layer in said ethernet frame. The method may include a step of selecting the decoding format for the inter-line-card header corresponding to the version number and/or forwarding other ethernet frames according to additional forwarding information provided by the forwarding domain entry.
Accedian Networks Inc.

Operation communication node in network

An operation method of a communication node in an ethernet-based vehicle network includes: transmitting a first frame advertising a presence of a data unit to be transmitted; receiving a second frame indicating that preparation for receiving the data unit is completed; and transmitting a third frame including the data unit using a static bandwidth which is reserved through an exchange of the first frame and the second frame.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Redirection ip packet through switch fabric

A method for redirecting internet protocol (ip) packets from a packet redirect source to a packet redirect destination through a switch fabric of ethernet switches is disclosed. At the packet redirect source, the topological location and the identifier of the packet redirect destination are put in a first set of bits and a second set of bits of the destination media access control (mac) address field of the packet to be redirected.
Luxar Tech, Inc.

Carrier grade ethernet layer 2 over layer 3 satellite backbones (l2ol3sb)

An apparatus is disclosed for delivering layer-2 services over a layer-3 network. The apparatus includes a layer-2 module for transmitting and receiving layer-2 packets over a first communication network, and a layer-3 module for converting the layer-2 packet into a format that can be transmitted over a conventional layer-3 network.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc

Interconnecting an overlay management control network (omcn) to a non-omcn

A method implemented in a boundary device located in a first network, the method comprises receiving a first frame from a first node located in a second network, detecting a format of the first frame, wherein the format is compatible with the first node, but is incompatible with a second node located in the first network, converting the first frame to a second frame, wherein the second frame is in a second format that is compatible with the second node, but is incompatible with the first node, and transmitting the second frame towards the second node. A method comprises receiving an overlay management control network (omcn) frame from a source node located in an omcn, converting the omcn frame to an ethernet frame so that the converting is transparent to a non-omcn, and transmitting the ethernet frame towards a destination node located in the non-omcn..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Ethernet and ofdm multiplexing on utp cable

Systems, devices, and techniques relating to network upgrade and protocol selection in wireline communication networks are described. A described network device includes ports to connect with destination devices over wireline transmission mediums, wireline transmission mediums respectively comprising at least one pair of wires for transmitting and receiving data; a packet processor configured to forward packets to and from the ports; first transceiver circuitry configured to communicate using an ethernet protocol over at least a portion of the wireline transmission mediums; second transceiver circuitry configured to communicate using an ofdm broadband protocol over at least a portion of the wireline transmission mediums; and a controller.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Systems for enhancing boardroom tables to include usb type-c power and connectivity functionality

Boardroom table systems are provided that include a plurality of usb type-c receptacles that can provide power and/or data transfer functionality to one or more devices attached thereto. Power transferred by the boardroom table system may be managed by usb power delivery, and may come from a source of wall power, or from a device coupled to one of the usb type-c receptacles.
Icron Technologies Corporation

Enhanced mobility management

A mobile network component comprises a mobile management entity, mme, a software defined network controller, sdnc. The sdnc is configured to link to mme so as to establish directly ethernet, mpls or gre based internet protocol with mobile qos priorities mapped into ethernet, mpls or gre transport priorities, ip, communications between evolved node b, enb, sdn switch, and internet..
Aalto-korkeakoulusaatio

Systems and methods for performing layer one link aggregation over wireless links

A first layer one link aggregation master comprises a first port coupled to receive customer traffic; a first channel; a second channel; an aggregation engine coupled to the first and second channels; a first switch circuit coupled to the first port and to the first channel, and configured to communicate the customer traffic from the first port over the first channel to the aggregation engine, the aggregation engine including a splitter circuit configured to use layer one information to segment at least a portion of the customer traffic into a first virtual container and a second virtual container, the aggregation engine further including an encapsulation circuit configured to encapsulate the second virtual container using ethernet standards for transport over the second channel; a radio access card configured to generate an air frame based on the first virtual container for wireless transmission over a first wireless link of a link aggregation group to the receiver; and a second switch circuit coupled to the second channel, and configured to communicate the ethernet-encapsulated second virtual container over an ethernet cable to a slave for wireless transmission over a second wireless link of the link aggregation group to the receiver.. .
Aviat U.s., Inc.

Turn on method without power interruption redundant power over ethernet systems

Disclosed examples include redundant power over ethernet (poe) systems, powered device (pd) controllers and methods in which a first pd controller sends a signal to indicate to the other pd controllers that the first pd controller is powered, and a second pd controller newly connected or reconnected to a corresponding power sourcing equipment (pse) refrains from turning off a shared dc-dc converter, and the second pd controller waits to allow an inrush current delay of the corresponding pse to complete before allowing current flow between the dc-dc converter and the corresponding pse, and the second pd controller selectively provides a signal to request an application circuit powered by the dc-dc converter to temporarily reduce its power consumption below a predetermined value if the corresponding pse is configured to provide no more than the predetermined value of power.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Coupler for power line communication and power-over-ethernet

A coupler is provided. The coupler includes a power line, a plc-to-ethernet converter, a first transformer, and a power sourcing circuit.
The Boeing Company

Combined amplitude-time and phase modulation

A method for multi-dimensional modulation of a network protocol including control data and payload data. The method includes encoding a first sine wave with the control data; encoding a second sine wave with the payload data; and summing the first and second sine waves to generate a compound sine wave.
Quantumsine Acquisitions Inc.

Implementation for vlan to access vf network, and fcf

Provided are an implementation method and device for a virtual local area network (vlan) to access a visual fabric (vf) network, and a fibre channel over ethernet forwarder (fcf). The method includes that: a vf network and corresponding relationships between the vf network and plurality of vlans needing to access are configured according to a preset rule; and the plurality of vlans are associated to the same vf network according to the configured corresponding relationships, wherein terminals in different vlans are allowed to perform data intercommunication..
Zte Corporation

Reduction of silicon area for ethernet pfc protocol implementation in queue based network processors

In a pipelined network processor, a first stage in the pipeline is responsive to receipt of a pause indication from a third stage. The pause indication is associated with one of a plurality of ports and priority classes of frames advancing through the pipeline.
Freescale Semiconductor Inc.



Ethernet topics:
  • Network Device
  • Communications
  • Computing Device
  • Transceiver
  • Network Communication
  • Multiplexing
  • Mesh Network
  • Communication System
  • Wireless Mesh Network
  • It Infrastructure
  • Spanning Tree
  • Clos Network
  • Addressing
  • Shortest Path
  • Computational Complexity


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