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Date/App# patent app List of recent Ethernet-related patents
02/04/16
20160036773 
 Internet protocol address resolution patent thumbnailnew patent Internet protocol address resolution
A first edge node in a first site network receives an internet protocol (ip) address resolving request packet from a device in the first site network. The first edge node replaces a source media access control (mac) address of an ethernet frame header and a sender mac address in a packet body of the ip address resolving request packet with the mac address of the first edge node.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036626 
 System and  controller redundancy and controller network redundancy with ethernet/ip i/o patent thumbnailnew patent System and controller redundancy and controller network redundancy with ethernet/ip i/o
An apparatus includes a first controller having at least one interface and at least one processing device. The at least one interface is configured to communicate with a second controller and with a controlled network having multiple ethernet/ip-compatible input/output (i/o) modules and multiple ethernet/ip-compatible controlled devices.
Honeywell International Inc.


02/04/16
20160036595 
 Redundantly powered and daisy chained power over ethernet patent thumbnailnew patent Redundantly powered and daisy chained power over ethernet
According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method for providing power to a distributed sensor system, the method comprising providing power from at least one port of an interface unit to a first port of a first sensor unit of at least one of a plurality of sensor strings, powering up the first sensor unit, forwarding power from a second port of the first sensor unit to a first port of a second sensor unit of the at least one of the plurality of sensor strings, powering up the second sensor unit, monitoring the plurality of sensor strings for a fault condition, and in response to detecting a fault condition in a first sensor string of the plurality of sensor strings, providing power from a second one of the plurality of sensor strings to the first sensor string.. .
Raytheon Bbn Technologies Corp.


02/04/16
20160036489 
 Signal receiving device for ethernet and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Signal receiving device for ethernet and control method thereof
This invention discloses a signal receiving device for ethernet and a control method thereof. The signal receiving device includes a gain control circuit, an alien near-end crosstalk canceller, a noise canceller, and a dfe.
Realtek Semiconductor Corporation


02/04/16
20160033965 
 Device and  the autonomous control of motor vehicles patent thumbnailnew patent Device and the autonomous control of motor vehicles
The invention relates to a device for controlling the braking and/or steering and/or acceleration in a motor vehicle, wherein the device has a number of different sensor components, two diverse sensor fusion components, a man/machine interface component and a preferably intelligent actuator controller component, wherein each of these components constitutes a fault-containment unit and has a ttethernet communications interface, and wherein all components are connected to a central ttethernet message distribution unit, and wherein the components communicate with one another exclusively with use of standardised ethernet messages, and wherein a diagnosis unit for time-correct monitoring of the exchanged messages can be connected to the ttethernet message distribution unit.. .
Fts Computertechnik Gmbh


01/28/16
20160029464 
 Programmable lighting system patent thumbnailProgrammable lighting system
Systems and methods for deploying a programmable lighting system throughout a building are provided. In exemplary embodiments, one or more led lighting structures may be powered using ethernet cable in a building, and may be controlled by a distributed management system throughout a communication network..

01/28/16
20160028655 
 Ethernet interface module patent thumbnailEthernet interface module
An ethernet interface comprises a first full duplex port and a second duplex port each operable to transfer frames between a network and a device. The ethernet interface module further comprises a first path coupling the first duplex port and the second full duplex port; a second path coupling the second full duplex port and the first full duplex port; a first queue disposed in the first path; a second queue disposed in the second path; and evaluation apparatus coupled to the first queue and to the second queue..
Innovasic, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028643 
 Arbitration of multiple-thousands of flows for convergence enhanced ethernet patent thumbnailArbitration of multiple-thousands of flows for convergence enhanced ethernet
In one embodiment, a method includes selecting a flow from a head of a first control queue or a second control queue. The method also includes providing service to the selected flow.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/28/16
20160028612 
 Method and system of shortest path bridging (spb) enhanced resilience with loop mitigation patent thumbnailMethod and system of shortest path bridging (spb) enhanced resilience with loop mitigation
A method forward ethernet frames at a node in a network supporting an implementation of shortest path bridging (spb) protocol is disclosed. The method starts with a shortest path computation for the node (referred to as the computing node).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/28/16
20160028602 
 Systems and methods to detect and propagate uni operational speed mismatch in ethernet services patent thumbnailSystems and methods to detect and propagate uni operational speed mismatch in ethernet services
A method, a network element, and a network operating an ethernet service include transmitting information related to an operational speed of a first connection to the second switch, wherein the first switch is connected to a first customer premises equipment (cpe) device through the first connection and the second switch is connected to a second cpe device through a second connection; receiving information related to an operational speed of the second connection; and triggering a modification to the ethernet service, responsive to a mismatch between the operational speed of the first connection and the operational speed of the second connection.. .
Ciena Corporation


01/28/16
20160028588 

Method for identifying logical loops in ethernet networks


A method and system for identifying logical loops in an ethernet network may determine a number of nodes n and a number of links l between nodes. A number of rings r, including a number of major rings and a number of sub-rings for the ethernet network may be determined.

01/28/16
20160028447 

Distributed antenna system over ethernet


According to an example, a distributed antenna system includes a central processing apparatus and a plurality of antenna apparatuses connected to the central processing apparatus via ethernet cables through an ethernet switch. The plurality of antenna apparatuses are spatially distributed with respect to each other and the central processing apparatus is to communicate ethernet packets to the plurality of antenna apparatuses.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


01/28/16
20160028324 

Power-over-ethernet powered inverter


An apparatus may include a data management assembly and a dc to ac inverter assembly. The data management assembly may include a data input, a data output, and a power port.
Ant Lamp Corp.


01/21/16
20160021627 

Synchronizing signal transmissions by antenna apparatuses


According to an example, signal transmissions by a first antenna apparatus and a second antenna apparatus connected to a central processing apparatus through an ethernet switch may be synchronized with respect to each other. An ethernet packet containing first data and second data may be generated, in which the first antenna apparatus is to wirelessly transmit the first data and the second antenna apparatus is to wirelessly transmit the second data.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, Lp.


01/21/16
20160020911 

Fiber optic communications and power network


A fiber optic-based communications network includes: a power insertion device, connected to multiple fiber links from a data source, configured to provide power insertion to a hybrid fiber/power cable connected to at least one fiber link of the multiple fiber links; the hybrid fiber/power cable, connecting the power insertion device to a connection interface device, configured to transmit data and power from the power insertion device to the connection interface device; and the connection interface device, configured to provide an interface for connection to an end device via a power over ethernet (poe)-compatible connection and to provide optical to electrical media conversion for data transmitted from the power insertion device to an end device via the hybrid fiber/power cable and the poe-compatible connection.. .
Radius Universal, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of New York


01/21/16
20160020910 

Controllers with integrated power over ethernet network switches


A system and approach that may provide power to network switches of controllers in a failsafe manner. For instance, when a controller is receiving normal power, the controller may act as a power over ethernet (poe) source that supplies power to its connected ethernet devices as required.
Honeywell International Inc.


01/21/16
20160020872 

Encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses of ethernet physical layer


The present invention discloses encoding and decoding methods and apparatuses of an ethernet physical layer, the encoding method includes: determining a to-be-encoded first information group, where the first information group includes m characters, m≧2, and m is an integer, where a character attribute of any character is a data character, a boundary character, or a third-type character, and one character occupies one byte; detecting a character attribute of each character in the first information group; if the first information group includes n boundary characters, where n≧1, and n is an integer, deleting the n boundary characters, and generating a second information group by using a character, except the n boundary characters, in the first information group, and type information and position information that are of the n boundary characters, where the second information group includes m bytes; and adding header information to the second information group.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160020858 

Fiber optic communications and power network


A fiber optic-based communications network includes: a power insertion device, connected to multiple fiber links from a data source, configured to provide power insertion to a hybrid fiber/power cable connected to at least one fiber link of the multiple fiber links; the hybrid fiber/power cable, connecting the power insertion device to a connection interface device, configured to transmit data and power from the power insertion device to the connection interface device; and the connection interface device, configured to provide an interface for connection to an end device via a power over ethernet (poe)-compatible connection and to provide optical to electrical media conversion for data transmitted from the power insertion device to an end device via the hybrid fiber/power cable and the poe-compatible connection.. .
Radius Universal, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of New York


01/14/16
20160014867 

Device for providing automatic power to different lamp types


A device with an integral microprocessor controlled electronics that automatically detects and outputs the correct power to energize an incandescent, hid or high intensity discharge and fluorescent, and led or light emitting diode lamps attached to the output of the device. The first or a second integral microprocessor controlled electronics can also be used to automatically detect the type of dimming data control signal that is connected to the input of the device.

01/14/16
20160014457 

System, method, and device to configure devices via a remote with biometrics


A set-top box apparatus includes at least one input module to receive one or more media content streams, at least one memory device, an ethernet port, at least one wireless transceiver to access a communications network to enable communication with at least one external media player device, an hdmi connector to provide a communication path to a multimedia presentation device, wherein the set-top box apparatus is configured to process at least one of the received one or more media content streams from the at least one input module into multimedia data, to send the one or more received media content streams to the at least one memory device to be stored, and to convey the multimedia data on the communication path to the multimedia presentation device.. .

01/14/16
20160013967 

Method and diagnosing faults in a hybrid internet protocol network


An ethernet switch can receive an internet protocol query packet generated by a receiver for collecting telemetry data between a source and the receiver in a multicast network, translate the internet protocol query packet to an ethernet query packet, collect in the ethernet query packet telemetry data from the ethernet switch where at least one telemetry field of the ethernet switch includes an arrival time of the ethernet query packet at the ethernet switch, and submit the ethernet query packet to the next network element of the multicast network. An internet protocol router can receive an ethernet query packet generated by an ethernet switch having at least one field for telemetry for collecting telemetry data between a source and a receiver, translate the ethernet query packet to an internet protocol query packet, and submit the internet protocol query packet to the next network element.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


01/14/16
20160013922 

Method, apparatus, and system for transmitting data in ethernet


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, an apparatus, and a system for transmitting data in the ethernet, and relate to the field of ethernet communications, so as to reduce the complexity of data processing while achieving transmission of high-rate data. The method includes: receiving to-be-transmitted data; determining a first integral number according to a data amount of the received to-be-transmitted data and a transmission bandwidth of an electrophysical sub-channel; distributing the to-be-transmitted data to a first integral number of electrophysical sub-channels; performing, by the first integral number of electrophysical sub-channels, coding and scrambling processing on the to-be-transmitted data; and sending after processing, by a second integral number of photophysical sub-channels, data from the first integral number of electrophysical sub-channels..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013862 

Method, system and optical network terminal of ethernet performance detection


The present invention provides an ethernet performance detection method and system and an optical network terminal. The method includes: receiving, by an ont, a detection configuration instruction, and configuring a maintenance end point according to the detection configuration instruction; configuring a performance detection path from the mep to the vmep according to states of the virtual maintenance end points configured on a main node and a backup node, wherein the vmep includes two virtual meps, the ids of the two virtual meps are identical, at the same moment; and transmitting a message to a node corresponding to the virtual mep with the main state.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160012005 

Cached phy register data access


ethernet physical sublayer (phy) devices each provide phy register data. One or more of the ethernet phy devices are connected to each of one or more management data input/output (mdio)/management data clock (mdc) interfaces to which a number of mdio/mdc controllers are connected.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


01/07/16
20160007393 

Method and establishing a backhaul link


A method and radio base station for enabling establishment of backhaul links a method is performed by a first communication network node for establishing a backhaul link (bh) between the first communication network node and a second communication network node (200, 200′, 202, 400), wherein one of the first communication network node and the second communication network node is associated to a backhaul network (220). The second communication network node is detected (500), an address of the second communication network node is determined (502), preferably, an ip-address or an ethernet-address.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


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
20160007103 

Optical channel data unit service transmission apparatus and method


The present invention relates to the field of communication transmission, and in particular, discloses an optical channel data unit service transmission apparatus and method. The switching apparatus includes a first odu service processing unit, a timeslot allocating unit, a switching output port allocating unit, an ethernet switching unit, and a second odu service processing unit, and forwards an odu service according to a timeslot mapping table and a frame period timeslot table corresponding to the odu service..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006657 

Ethernet virtualisation interconnection networks having a hub-spoke structure


The present disclosure describes an example of device for use in an ethernet virtualisation interconnection (evi) network having a hub-spoke structure. The evi network comprises a first hub edge device (hub-ed) and a second hub-ed, the device comprising a memory unit to store instructions; and a processor to perform the instructions from the memory unit.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co. Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006631 

Method and link check in passive optical network


A method and an apparatus for checking a pon link are provided. The method includes that meps are established respectively at the olt interface of an olt and the network interfaces of a plurality of gateways to form an access oam domain; and in the access oam domain, an ethernet oam message is sent between the mep of the olt and the mep of the corresponding gateway to test the continuity of a service link between the olt interface of the olt and the corresponding gateway.
Zte Corporation


01/07/16
20160006578 

Transmission apparatus, connection device, and method


Embodiments of the present invention provide a transmission apparatus, a connection device, and a method, where the apparatus includes n ethernet medium access control mac ports, where each ethernet mac port is corresponding to a first mii interface, k ethernet physical layer interfaces, where each ethernet physical layer interface is corresponding to a second mii interface, and a connection device, where both n and k are positive integers; where the connection device is configured to control a time-division interconnect bus in the connection device or a time-division space-division switching matrix in the connection device to implement a connection between a timeslot of the first mii interface and a timeslot of the second mii interface, where the n ethernet mac ports and the k ethernet physical layer interfaces are separately connected to the connection device by using the first mii interfaces and the second mii interfaces.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006545 

Data mapping and multiplexing and data demultiplexing and demapping


Provided are a method and device for mapping, multiplexing, demapping and demultiplexing data are provided. The method includes: mapping an ethernet service data stream the rate of which is m*100 gb/s sequentially into m optical payload unit sub-frames (opuc) and multiplexing the m opuc into an optical payload unit frame (opucm) the rate of which is m*100 gb/s according to the way of byte interleave; and adding an optical channel data unit (odu) overhead to the head of the opucm to obtain an optical channel data unit frame (oducm) the rate of which is m*100 gb/s, wherein the frame structure of the opuc consists of 4 rows and 3810 columns; the frame structure of the opucm consists of 4 rows and 3810*m columns; and the frame structure of the oducm consists of 4 rows and 3824*m columns, wherein m is a positive integer.
Zte Corporation


01/07/16
20160005439 

Systems and methods for networked media synchronization


This disclosure illustrates systems and methods for generating synchronized audio output signals. The synchronization may be performed based on an audio synchronization message received by an audio synchronization computing platform over a communication network.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382055 

Set-top box apparatus, system, and multimedia presentation


A set-top box apparatus includes at least one input module to receive one or more media content streams, at least one memory device, an ethernet port, at least one wireless transceiver to access a communications network to enable communication with at least one external media player device, an hdmi connector to provide a communication path to a multimedia presentation device, wherein the set-top box apparatus is configured to process at least one of the received one or more media content streams from the at least one input module into multimedia data, to send the one or more received media content streams to the at least one memory device to be stored, and to convey the multimedia data on the communication path to the multimedia presentation device.. .

12/31/15
20150381531 

Protecting customer virtual local area network (vlan) tag in carrier ethernet services


In the subject system, a customer virtual local network (vlan) tag is protected using, for example, media access control security (macsec). Macsec authentication is performed on a packet by including the vlan tag in an integrity check value (icv) computation.
Broadcom Corporation


12/31/15
20150381510 

Flow control credits for priority in lossless ethernet


In one embodiment, a system includes a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor. The logic is configured to classify a traffic flow into a traffic class based on at least one criteria related to the traffic flow and request that a credit manager remap flow credits corresponding to a first traffic class to flow credits corresponding to a second traffic class.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/31/15
20150378640 

Nvm express controller for remote access of memory and i/o over ethernet-type networks


A method and system for enabling non-volatile memory express (nvme) for accessing remote solid state drives (ssds) (or other types of remote non-volatile memory) over the ethernet or other networks. An extended nvme controller is provided for enabling cpu to access remote non-volatile memory using nvme protocol.
Cnex Labs, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378606 

Nvm express controller for remote access of memory and i/o over ethernet-type networks


A method and system for enabling non-volatile memory express (nvme) for accessing remote solid state drives (ssds) (or other types of remote non-volatile memory) over the ethernet or other networks. An extended nvme controller is provided for enabling cpu to access remote non-volatile memory using nvme protocol.
Cnex Labs, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378605 

Nvm express controller for remote access of memory and i/o over ethernet-type networks


A method and system for enabling non-volatile memory express (nvme) for accessing remote solid state drives (ssds) (or other types of remote non-volatile memory) over the ethernet or other networks. An extended nvme controller is provided for enabling cpu to access remote non-volatile memory using nvme protocol.
Cnex Labs, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378410 

Advanced poe power control


A power sourcing equipment (pse) device including a power over ethernet (poe) interface. A processor is coupled to the poe interface.
Dell Products L.p.


12/24/15
20150373154 

Arinc 629 ethernet converter


In an onboard aircraft computing and network system, an aeronautical radio, incorporated (arinc) 629 ethernet converter receives arinc 629 data, transcodes the data, and inserts the data into ethernet frames for transmission to other onboard devices. A secure communications session may be established for transmission of the transcoded data.
The Boeing Company


12/24/15
20150372948 

Parallel path train communication network


A communication access point is disclosed for use with a mobile consist having at least a first vehicle and a second vehicle. The communication access point may have an intra-consist router configured to receive signals from a first plurality of vehicle control components located onboard the first vehicle and to generate data packets for transmission to a second plurality of vehicle control components located onboard the second vehicle.
Electro-motive Diesel, Inc.


12/24/15
20150372932 

Method and checking data frame length


A method and apparatus for checking a data frame length relate to an ethernet passive optical network in the communication field. The method includes: during reception of an ethernet frame, when determining through analysis that a received ethernet frame is a data frame, extracting frame length information and frame indication information in the data frame, and calculating a frame length mantissa according to the frame length information; writing the data frame into a small cache for storage according to the frame indication information, and counting write enable signals used for controlling writing of a data frame by using a base-n counter, so as to obtain a count value of the write enable signal; and comparing the frame length mantissa with the count value, and if a comparison result is consistent, then a data frame length being successfully checked, and writing the frame length information into the small cache for storage..
Zte Corporation


12/24/15
20150372839 

Modem interface using virtual local-area network tagging


An interface between an application processor device and a modem device uses virtual local-area network (vlan) tagging of ethernet frames. An example modem device includes a first interface circuit configured to communicate with a remote device, a second interface circuit configured to communicate with an application processor circuit , and a processing circuit configured to: provide the application processor circuit with ip-based data communications to and from at least one remote ip network using ethernet frames exchanged between the application processor circuit and the modem device; provide the application processor circuit with local modem services, using ethernet frames exchanged between the application processor and the modem device; and distinguish between ethernet frames for the local modem services and ethernet frames for the ip-based data communication to and from the remote ip network using differing vlan identifiers attached to or included within the respective ethernet frames..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/24/15
20150372826 

Power over ethernet immediate power availability


A pse control circuitry arranged to: control the power source to output a detection signal; responsive to the detection signal, determine the resistance of a signature resistive element; in the event that the determined resistance is within a predetermined range, control a power source to output power to the load; in the event that the determined resistance is outside the predetermined range, prevent the power source from outputting power for a predetermined disconnect time period; detect the amount of power drawn from the power source; in the event that the detected power amount is less than a predetermined minimum power draw value, control the power source to cease output of power for a predetermined power down time period, the predetermined power down time period less than the predetermined disconnect time period; immediately subsequent to both time periods, control the power source to output the detection signal.. .
Microsemi Corp. - Analog Mixed Signal Group, Ltd.


12/24/15
20150372803 

Method and data aided timing recovery in 10gbase-t system


A method of data-aided timing recovery for ethernet systems is disclosed. A first device negotiates a pseudorandom number sequence with a second device and receives a data signal from the second device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150372439 

Electrical connector with removable external load bar, and its use


An electrical connector for ethernet cable, having an elongated hollow housing with a forward end wall which must correctly fit within the opening in a mating connector, in which the forward end wall has a thickened outer portion that must be sheared off to fit the mating connector, and in which the thickened portion is formed integral with the wall so that it continues to support the wall while being sheared off.. .

12/17/15
20150365506 

Roce packet sequence acceleration


A method, network device and system for remote direct memory access (rdma) over converged ethernet (roce) packet sequence acceleration are disclosed. The network device comprises one or more components for communicating with a host system.
Emulex Corporation


12/17/15
20150365324 

High-efficiency service chaining with agentless service nodes


An example method for distributed service chaining is provided and includes receiving a packet belonging to a service chain in a distributed virtual switch (dvs) network environment, the packet includes a network service header (nsh) indicating a service path identifier identifying the service chain. The packet is provided to a virtual ethernet module (vem) connected to an agentless service node (sn) providing an edge service such as a server load balancer (slb).
Cisco Technology, Inc.


12/17/15
20150363355 

Fine-grained stream-policing mechanism for automotive ethernet switches


A system and method for monitoring a plurality of data streams is disclosed. At a first processing stage, a first memory area is associated to an element of a plurality of data streams.
Nxp B.v.


12/17/15
20150362966 

Power over ethernet midspan injection method and apparatus


A poe midspan injector constituted of: an ethernet device side data port; a pd side data port; a plurality of pairs of data wires coupling the ethernet device and pd side data ports; a power reception port; a pair of first type coils; and a pair of second type coils, each second type coil coupled in series to a respective first type coil thereby forming a coil set, wherein the power reception port is coupled to each wire of a pair of data wire pairs at a respective power node, via a respective coil set, wherein the impedance of the first type coil is greater than the impedance of the second type coil when data is being transmitted at a minimum frequency, and wherein the impedance of the second type coil is greater than the impedance of the first type coil when data is being transmitted at a maximum frequency.. .
Microsemi Corp. - Analog Mixed Signal Group, Ltd.


12/17/15
20150362896 

Shading control network using a control network


A control system (700) is disclosed that includes a room controller (704) transmitting signals to both a shade control network (716) and a light control network (718), directing that motorized roller shades (106) and dimmable lights (714) be set to desired intensity levels. The control system further includes an intelligent hub (710) that provides a trickle-charge re-charge current via power-over-ethernet cables to batteries associated with each of the motorized roller shades for re-charging the batteries, thereby eliminating power supplies being installed within walls.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.


12/17/15
20150361719 

Shading control network using a control network


A control system (700) is disclosed that includes a room controller (704) transmitting signals to both a shade control network (716) and a light control network (718), directing that motorized roller shades (106) and dimmable lights (714) be set to desired intensity levels. The control system further includes an intelligent hub (710) that provides a trickle-charge re-charge current via power-over-ethernet cables to batteries associated with each of the motorized roller shades for re-charging the batteries, thereby eliminating power supplies being installed within walls.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.


12/10/15
20150358553 

Display hub for classrooms


An audio and video control device is disclosed. In some embodiments, the audio and video control device may include one or more of a first wi-fi transceiver; a second wi-fi transceiver; a bluetooth® transceiver; a microphone input; an hdmi input; a video output; an audio output; an ir output; an ethernet connection; a paging input; and/or a controller.
Lumos Technologies Llc


12/10/15
20150358245 

Unified framework for isolating multicast and broadcast frames to a traffic class separate from a traffic class used for unicast frames


Embodiments presented herein describe techniques for isolating multicast and broadcast frames to a traffic class that is separate from a traffic class used for unicast frames. According to one embodiment, a network switch receives an incoming ethernet virtual local area network (vlan)-tagged frame.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/10/15
20150358244 

Unified framework for isolating multicast and broadcast frames to a traffic class separate from a traffic class used for unicast frames


Embodiments presented herein describe techniques for isolating multicast and broadcast frames to a traffic class that is separate from a traffic class used for unicast frames. According to one embodiment, a network switch receives an incoming ethernet virtual local area network (vlan)-tagged frame.
International Business Machies Corporation


12/10/15
20150358199 

Train-information management device and train-information management method


A central device includes an information replacing unit. When the information replacing unit detects, on the basis of contact information acquired from an electric coupler provided in a coupled vehicle in a formation b having a train-information management device that manages vehicle information in accordance with the ethernet® protocol, that a formation a that includes a train-information management device that manages vehicle information in accordance with the arcnet protocol is coupled to the formation b, then the information replacing unit replaces vehicle information from the formation a with vehicle information in accordance with the ethernet® protocol; outputs the replaced vehicle information to the formation b; replaces the vehicle information from the formation b with the vehicle information in accordance with the arcnet protocol; and outputs the replaced vehicle information to the formation a..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/10/15
20150358073 

Method, apparatus, and radio remote unit for transmitting wireless base band data


Disclosed is a method for transmitting wireless base band data, comprising: receiving a downlink base band signal transmitted by a base band processing unit (bbu), processing the downlink base band signal to module the downlink base band signal into a downlink intermediate frequency analog signal, and outputting the downlink intermediate frequency analog signal to an ethernet cable; obtaining, from the ethernet cable, an uplink intermediate frequency analog signal which is detected and fed back, and processing the uplink intermediate frequency analog signal; and taking the processed uplink intermediate frequency analog signal as a feedback input of digital pre-distortion (dpd), obtaining an intermediate frequency analog signal from the ethernet cable, converting the intermediate frequency analog signal into an uplink base band signal, and sending the uplink base band signal to the bbu. Embodiments of the present invention also provide a corresponding apparatus and radio remote unit (rru) for transmitting wireless base band data.
Zte Corporation


12/03/15
20150350112 

High performance ethernet networking utilizing existing fibre channel fabric hba technology


This is directed to providing fibre channel over ethernet communication. For example a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) enabled device (such as a computer) may include a fibre channel over ethernet adapter (fcoea).
Emulex Corporation


12/03/15
20150350111 

Port mode synchronization between switches


According to an example, after a primary port of a primary switch and a secondary port of a secondary switch are connected to each other and the primary port is configured to operate in a fabric mode, the primary switch may send a mode switch request packet to the secondary switch through the primary port. The secondary switch may change the secondary port from operating in an ethernet mode to the fabric mode based on information contained in the mode switch request packet and may send a mode switch response packet to the primary switch..
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co. Ltd.


12/03/15
20150350096 

2.5 gbps/5gbps ethernet communications over a full duplex communication channel


Transceiver architecture includes circuitry and a method to transmit and receive high speed wap data over lower speed cabling such as cat5e. The method begins by measuring quality of a wired bi-directional communications channel.
Broadcom Corporation


12/03/15
20150350043 

Methods and arrangements for checking connectivity and detecting connectivity failure


A method is presented for connectivity checking and detection of connectivity failure, based on a modified ethernet arp address resolution mechanism to detect broken connectivity on physical, data-link and network layer between a first and a second node. The detection mechanism uses periodical gratuitous arp messages (pgarp).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


12/03/15
20150350014 

Networking implementation using a converged high speed input/output fabric technology


Networking between two host devices can leverage a converged high-speed input/output fabric (“hsio”) technology (e.g., thunderbolt). Hsio networking can be implemented between two host devices as a “cross-domain” service.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150349974 

Smart home access device


A smart home access device, comprising a transmission modulation-demodulation module which demodulates a digital transmission signal downloaded via a cable into a video or audio digital signal and an ethernet signal and for outputting respectively, or also modulates the ethernet signal by the cable to upload; and in particular, also comprising an ethernet remote control extension processor which receives and parses the ethernet signal downloaded by the transmission modulation-demodulation module so as to extract a control signal therefrom, or receives the control signal and encode same into an ethernet signal for uploading to the transmission modulation-demodulation module; further, also comprising an ethernet exchange module which exchanges and transmits the downloaded ethernet signal to at least two ethernet interfaces, one of the ethernet interfaces being the interface with the ethernet remote control extension processor.. .
Shenzhen Itoo (wyrestorm) Technology Limited


11/26/15
20150342083 

Secure flat wall mounting rack


A secure flat wall mounting rack for network service provider equipment and cabling is provided. The mounting rack not only restricts unauthorized access to network communication equipment, but is also properly labeled for authorized user.
Enginuity Communications, Inc.


11/26/15
20150341808 

Integrated repeater for integratedly relaying various types of communication signals, and integrated relay system


The present invention relates to an integrated repeater and an integrated relay system. The integrated repeater of the present invention receives a signal from a main repeater for relaying signals transmitted from upper devices, and comprises a demultiplexer configured to demultiplex the multiplexed signal of an ethernet signal and a mobile communication signal received from the main repeater, and separate the signals into the mobile communication signal and the ethernet signal; a first converter configured to convert the mobile communication signal separated from the demultiplexer into a radio frequency (rf) signal, and transmit the converted rf signal; a second converter configured to convert the ethernet signal separated from the demultiplexer into a wireless lan signal, and transmit the converted wireless lan signal; and a switching unit configured to deliver a signal received from the main repeater to either the demultiplexer or the second converter, depending on whether a fault of the mobile communication signal is generated..
Kt Corporation


11/26/15
20150341471 

Method for making 32-bit addressing of sv data by utilizing fpga


This invention relates to a method for making 32-bit addressing of sv data by utilizing fpga, which may be applied to processing digital sampling data in an equipment of an intelligent substation. Specifically, the method includes the following steps: fpga receiving naked sv data packages generated based on ieee802.3 standard; analyzing data structure of ethernet frame; based on characteristics of the ethernet frame of the sv data, the sv data of the network byte sequence being reorganized by utilizing asn.1 coding rules, so that the sv data being converted into a data that can be directly accessed by 32-bit addressing processors.
Beijing Sifang Automation Co., Ltd


11/26/15
20150341277 

Single-lane, twenty-five gigabit ethernet


Technologies for high-speed data transmission including a network port logic having a communication lane coupled to a physical medium dependent/physical medium attachment (pmd/pma) sublayer, a physical coding sublayer (pcs), and a media access control (mac) sublayer. The communication lane receives serial binary data at a line speed such as 25 gigabits per second.

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
20150341270 

Supporting access control list rules that apply to tcp segments belonging to 'established' connection


Embodiments presented herein provide a tcam-based access control list that supports disjunction operations in rules. According to one embodiment, a numeric range table is tied to the access control list.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/26/15
20150341269 

Supporting access control list rules that apply to tcp segments belonging to 'established' connection


Embodiments presented herein provide a tcam-based access control list that supports disjunction operations in rules. According to one embodiment, a numeric range table is tied to the access control list.
International Business Machines Corporation


11/26/15
20150341263 

Associating internet protocol (ip) addresses with ethernet virtualisation interconnection (evi) links


The present disclosure describes an example of a method for transmitting a first message and a second message on an ethernet virtualisation interconnection (evi) link. In this example, the first message is transmitted on the evi link via a first transmission path identified by a first pair of ip addresses, and the second message is transmitted on the evi link via a second transmission path identified by a second pair of ip addresses.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


11/26/15
20150341252 

Ethernet physical layer monitoring system employing social networking service for delivery of alerts to mobile devices


A communication network physical monitoring system and method employs a media converter device configured to transport communication/ethernet data traffic and sense network physical layer conditions and/or events. An event controller device in communication with the media converter device receives transmissions indicating network physical layer conditions and/or events from the media converter device.
Transition Networks, Inc.


11/26/15
20150341207 

Configuration information auto-management method based on intelligent substation


The invention discloses a method of automatic management on configuration information based upon an intelligent substation, the intelligent substation applying the iec-61850 standard including ied devices and a switch, wherein the method includes the following steps: parsing an intelligent substation configuration file to acquire communication configuration information and communication association configuration information of the ied devices; and generating a switch configuration file from the communication configuration information and the communication association configuration information of the ied devices. The invention can parse the intelligent substation configuration file, generate the switch configuration file and perform automatic configuration of the industrial ethernet switch in the intelligent substation using the switch configuration.
Kyland Technology Co. Ltd


11/26/15
20150341186 

Method and circuit emulation with integrated network diagnostics and reduced form factor in large public communication networks


An multiservice access device (mad) for ethernet and ds1/ds3 services is provided for public communications carriers (telcos), for example, and has a reduced form factor (e.g., type 400 ncte mechanics or small enclosure), at least two 2.5 gb/1 gb facility side ports, at least four full rate gige drops, complementary rj48c demarcation and stub-ended ds1 cable options, integral t1 nius for in-band loopback, nprm, sprm, ais/ais-ci and rai/rai-ci diagnostics, lightning protection, and protection switching. The mad has built-in synche and ieee 1588 synchronization, and stratum 3 and incoming ds1/ds3 synchronization capabilities..
Hubbell Incorporated


11/26/15
20150339250 

Ethernet over usb interfaces with full-duplex differential pairs


A system and method are disclosed that allow a host device to communicate with an external device using either ethernet communications or usb communications provided via a usb port and a usb connection (e.g., a usb cable). The host device may include a processor, an ethernet media access control (mac) circuit coupled to the processor, a usb controller coupled to the processor, a usb port to couple to the external device via the usb connection, and a transceiver coupled between the usb port and either the ethernet mac circuit or the usb controller in response to a mode select signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated


11/26/15
20150339206 

Power over ethernet dynamic power allocation system


A power allocation system includes a manager provided on a network controller. An agent is provided on a line module coupled to the network controller.
Dell Products L.p.


11/19/15
20150334186 

Coax adaptor for ethernet physical layer transceiver


There is a need to deploy the ip (internet protocol) video surveillance camera over both ethernet cable and coax cable. The present invention presents the ip video surveillance camera with dual ethernet cable interface and coax cable interface by using the presented dual physical layer transceiver.
Safeciety Llc


11/19/15
20150334134 

Gateway device to connect native fibre channel ports to pure fibre channel over ethernet storage area networks


A gateway device for use between a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) network and a fibre channel (fc) storage area network (san) device includes a controller, at least one first native fibre channel f_port in operable communication with the controller and configured to interface with a native fibre channel n_port of the fc san device, and at least one first virtual n_port (vn_port) linked to the at least one first native fibre channel f_port and in operable communication with the controller; the controller being configured to translate a first fc fabric login (flogi) received by the at least one first native fibre channel f_port into a fip n_port id virtualization (npiv) discover service fabric parameter (fdisc) and to send the fip npiv fdisc to an fcf to instantiate a virtual link.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150334057 

Packet forwarding


According to an example, a method for forwarding an ethernet packet may include receiving an ethernet packet having a destination mac address that is a mac address of a gateway, selecting a port from multiple ports, wherein each of the ports of the multiple ports connects to one member device of a vrrp router that is working as the gateway; and sending the ethernet packet via the selected port.. .
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


11/19/15
20150334053 

Fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) zoning in a distributed ethernet switch


Method to perform an operation comprising, receiving a login request from an endpoint connected to first physical port of a first switch module of a distributed network switch, wherein the distributed network switch comprises a plurality of switch modules, wherein each switch module comprises a plurality of asics, responsive to the login request, storing, in a fcdf database, an entry comprising an identifier of the first physical port and a unique identifier of the endpoint, and responsive to receiving, from a cfcf, a zoning update comprising the unique identifier of the endpoint and an fcid for the endpoint, storing the fcid in the fcdf database entry for the endpoint, identifying a first asic, of the plurality of asics of the first switch module, connected to the first physical port, and updating a zoning table of the first asic to include the zoning update.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150334018 

Techniques 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..

11/19/15
20150334017 

Fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) zoning in a distributed ethernet switch


Systems, methods, and computer program products to perform an operation comprising, receiving a login request from an endpoint connected to first physical port of a first switch module of a distributed network switch, wherein the distributed network switch comprises a plurality of switch modules, wherein each switch module comprises a plurality of asics, responsive to the login request, storing, in a fcdf database, an entry comprising an identifier of the first physical port and a unique identifier of the endpoint, and responsive to receiving, from a cfcf, a zoning update comprising the unique identifier of the endpoint and an fcid for the endpoint, storing the fcid in the fcdf database entry for the endpoint, identifying a first asic, of the plurality of asics of the first switch module, connected to the first physical port, and updating a zoning table of the first asic to include the zoning update.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


11/19/15
20150333935 

Podl system with active dv/dt and di/dt control


A power over data lines (podl) system includes power sourcing equipment (pse) supplying dc power and differential ethernet data over a single twisted wire pair to a powered device (pd). Due to start-up perturbations, pd load current variations, and other causes, dv/dt noise is introduced in the power signal.
Linear Technology Corporation


11/19/15
20150333931 

Method for the interchange of device-specific data between devices and/or systems of various network systems, and bus system for performing said method


The invention relates to a method and a bus system for the interchange of device-specific data between fieldbus slaves of a first fieldbus and a fieldbus master of a second fieldbus, wherein the first fieldbus is connected for communication to a common ethernet network via a first gateway and the second fieldbus is connected for communication to a common ethernet network via a second gateway, wherein the communication via the ethernet network occurs according to the client-server communication principle, wherein the first gateway reacts on the network side as a fieldbus master and on the ethernet side as a web service server, and wherein the second gateway reacts on the fieldbus side as a fieldbus slave and on the ethernet side as a web service client.. .
Schneider Electric Automation Gmbh


11/19/15
20150333918 

Power over ethernet enabled sensor and sensor network


According to one aspect, embodiments herein provide a poe sensor comprising a housing, sensing circuitry disposed within the housing and configured to detect a physical phenomenon outside the housing, at least one internal power source equipment (“pse”) circuit disposed within the housing and configured to transmit poe power and data to at least one downstream sensor, and powered device (“pd”) circuitry disposed within the housing, coupled to the sensing circuitry and the at least one internal pse circuit, and configured to receive poe power and data from at least one element of pse external to the housing, transmit poe power to the sensing circuitry to initiate operation of the sensing circuitry, and transmit poe power and data to the at least one internal pse circuit to initiate transmission of poe power and data to the at least one downstream sensor.. .
Schneider Electric Buildings, Llc


11/19/15
20150331821 

Network-usb (nusb) communication system by which network applications communicate with usb devices over ethernet


A network device includes power-over-ethernet poe ports to communicate with a communication network and universal serial bus (usb) devices. The network device establishes an internet protocol (ip) related connection with an application program, and receives downlink ip packets carrying usb transaction requests destined for the usb device from the application program over the ip connection.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


11/19/15
20150331464 

Power-over-ethernet (poe)-enabled network device and usb device power negotiation using usb to poe protocol conversion


A network-universal serial bus (nusb) adaptor exchanges power-over-ethernet (poe) packets with, and receives power from, a power source equipment (pse) over a poe connection with the pse, and exchanges universal serial bus (usb) messages with, and provides power to, a usb device over a usb connection with the usb device. The nusb adaptor converts between a usb power negotiation protocol implemented between the usb device and the nusb adaptor and a poe power negotiation protocol implemented between the nusb adapter and the network device..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


11/12/15
20150327348 

Commissioning led (light emitting diode) lighting system and assembling same


In one embodiment, the present invention includes a commissioning lighting system. The lighting system comprises a plurality of light emitting diode (led) lighting elements, and a plurality of radio frequency (rf) enabled ethernet power driver devices.

11/12/15
20150326504 

Apparatus and encoding mdio into sgmii transmissions


A method of communication between an ethernet media access controller (mac) and a physical interface (phy) is disclosed. The method includes establishing communication between the mac and the phy via a first serial link in accordance with a serializer deserializer (serdes) protocol.
Qualcomm Incorporated


11/12/15
20150326428 

Packet tunnel management systems and methods


An ethernet packet switch configured to manage one or more packet tunnels includes one or more ports; forwarding circuitry communicatively coupled to the one or more ports; and processing circuitry communicatively coupled to the forwarding circuitry, wherein the one or more packet tunnels are configured over the one or more ports, wherein each of the one or more packet tunnels has an associated maintenance endpoint (mep), and wherein the processing circuitry is configured to manage the one or more packet tunnels based on performance characteristics determined through one or more of the associated mep, intermediate switches, and a network management system.. .
Ciena Corporation


11/12/15
20150324307 

Input/output device transferring and/or receiving data to and/or from a control device


The invention relates to a input/output device transferring and/or receiving data to and/or from a control device, wherein the input/output device transfers the data to the control device over a physical connection of the ethernet type according to a udp/ip protocol, the input/output device being connected to a plurality of data processing or acquisition devices by means of at least one connection different from the ethernet physical connection and in that the input/output device includes means for connecting at least one other input/output device to the ethernet connection and for managing the transmission over the ethernet connection of the data transmitted by the input/output devices to the control device.. .
Sagem Defense Securite


11/12/15
20150324306 

Flow pinning in a server on a chip


Various embodiments provide for a system on a chip or a server on a chip that performs flow pinning, where packets or streams of packets are enqueued to specific queues, wherein each queue is associated with a respective core in a multiprocessor/multi-core system or server on a chip. With each stream of packets, or flow, assigned to a particular processor, the server on a chip can process and intake packets from multiple queues from multiple streams from the same single ethernet interface in parallel.
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation


11/12/15
20150324236 

Gang migration of virtual machines using cluster-wide deduplication


Gang migration refers to the simultaneous live migration of multiple virtual machines (vms) from one set of physical machines to another in response to events such as load spikes and imminent failures. Gang migration generates a large volume of network traffic and can overload the core network links and switches in a datacenter.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York




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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