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new patent Multi-network mirroring systems and methods
A system and method for displaying information from multiple remote computing devices on an interactive display by receiving a first set of information from a first remote computing device that is connected to a first local area network via a first network communication device such as via ethernet. A second set of information is received from a second remote computing device that is connected to a second local area network via a second network communication device such as wi-fi.
Promethean Limited


new patent Network interface card having embedded virtual router
A high-performance, scalable and drop-free data center switch fabric and infrastructure is described. The data center switch fabric may leverage low cost, off-the-shelf packet-based switching components (e.g., ip over ethernet (ipoe)) and overlay forwarding technologies rather than proprietary switch fabric.
Juniper Networks, Inc.


new patent Apparatus and system for automatically rebooting an electronically powered device via power over ethernet
An apparatus for remotely rebooting an electronic device may have an first port adapted to interface with a first communications line capable of transmitting and receiving both data and power, an second port adapted to interface with a second communications line capable of transmitting and receiving both data and power, at least two status light emitting diodes, and at least one power port capable of receiving power from an external power supply module. The apparatus uses an auto-ping, traffic monitor, and heartbeat methodology to manage the operable state of a pse, pd, or ethernet traffic.
Dataprobe Inc


new patent Overvoltage and surge protection in a power over ethernet device
In some embodiments, powered devices, circuits, and methods are disclosed that may include biasing a hot swap switch to couple a capacitor of a dc-dc converter to negative supply node when an input voltage exceeds a threshold and biasing a telephony switch to couple a positive supply node to a negative supply node when the input voltage exceeds the threshold. Further, the method may further include deactivating the hot swap switch after a period of time, and continuing to bias the telephony switch..
Silicon Laboratories Inc.


new patent Multiband ethernet over coax system
Described herein are apparatuses and methods for providing communication in multiple frequencies in a multiband ethernet over coax (eoc) system. An exemplary apparatus comprises a transceiver for transmitting or receiving a first data packet on a first channel associated with a first frequency, and a transmitter for transmitting a second data packet on at least one second channel associated with at least one second frequency..
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent System, two-way transport of data over a single fiber strand
The systems, apparatuses and methods of the present invention set forth improvements to the problems of the current pairing or duplex paradigm, resulting in a dramatic increase in fiber transmission efficiency, accomplished explicitly by restructuring presently-aligned c-band wavelengths into innovative dwdm transmit and receive formats, and through implementing photonic-wave changes, which directs ethernet data flow onto new path adaptations. These improvements could reduce line haul expenses significantly, believed to reach a projected 50% less requirement/deployment of fiber strands.
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative


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.


Standby powering for power over ethernet
A respective electronically controlled switch is provided in series with the output of each pd. A control circuit having a timer functionality is further provided, with the electronically controlled switches responsive to the control circuit.
Microsemi Corp - Analog Mixed Signal Group, Ltd.


Power over ethernet powered device configured for low duty-cycle operation
In some embodiments, a powered device includes a powered device circuit, which may include a maintain power signature (mps) circuit configured to compare a sense current to a reference current. In a first mode, the mps circuit may be configured to automatically generate an mps signal when the sense current is less than the reference current..
Silicon Laboratories Inc.


Use of link layer discovery protocol-media endpoint discovery to avoid false legacy powered device detection in power over ethernet systems and networks
Described herein are systems, devices, techniques and products for minimizing disruption to network systems due to false detection of a power over ethernet (poe) power sourcing equipment (pse) as a powered device (pd). The disclosed systems, devices, techniques and products provide a way for a pse to identify itself and avoid being detected as a legacy pd.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


Flexible ethernet chip-to-chip inteface systems and methods

A chip-to-chip (c2c) interface utilizing flexible ethernet (flexe) includes circuitry configured to provide a packet interface on a single card or over backplane/fabric links between two devices, wherein the circuitry comprises flow control and channelization for the flexe. Each of the two devices can include any of a network processor (npu), a fabric interface card (fic), a framer, and a mapper.
Ciena Corporation

Flexible ethernet client multi-service and timing transparency systems and methods

A node configured to support multi-service with flexible ethernet (flexe) includes circuitry configured to receive a client signal, wherein the client signal is different from a flexe client; and circuitry configured to map the client signal into a flexe shim. A method, implemented in a node, for supporting multi-service with flexible ethernet (flexe) includes receiving a client signal, wherein the client signal is different from a flexe client; and mapping the client signal into a flexe shim..
Ciena Corporation

Network controlling method and network controller

A network controlling method and a network controller are provided. The network controlling method includes the following steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Flexible ethernet operations, administration, and maintenance systems and methods

A node configured to support a flexible ethernet (flexe) client service in a network includes circuitry configured to receive a flexe client; and circuitry configured to at least one of monitor and update one or more operations, administration, and maintenance (oam) fields in flexe overhead, wherein the oam fields cover a single client path along many network segments (sections) for the flexe client. A method, implemented in a node, for supporting a flexible ethernet (flexe) client service in a network includes receiving a flexe client; and at least one of monitoring and updating one or more operations, administration, and maintenance (oam) fields in flexe overhead, wherein the oam fields cover a single client path along many network segments (sections) for the flexe client..
Ciena Corporation

Flexible ethernet switching systems and methods

A flexible ethernet (flexe) switch system configured to switch a flexe client service includes interface circuitry configured to ingress and egress a plurality of flexe clients; and switch circuitry configured to switch portions of the flexe clients based on 64b/66b block boundaries between the interface circuitry. A node configured to switch a flexible ethernet (flexe) client service in a network includes one or more line cards configured to ingress and egress a plurality of flexe clients; and one or more switch fabrics configured to switch portions of the flexe clients based on 64b/66b block boundaries between the one or more line cards..
Ciena Corporation

Inductive devices with splits and methods of making and using the same

Methods and apparatus for providing enhanced coupled inductive devices. In one embodiment, an inductive device is disclosed that is suitable in ethernet applications with data speeds exceeding one (1) gbps.
Pulse Electronics, Inc.

Automated provisioning of managed services in a wi-fi capable client device

Methods and apparatus for deploying and configuring wifi capable devices are described. A wifi capable device such as security camera, temperature monitor and/or other device intended for use with a home network including a gateway device is preconfigured with wifi network connection information, e.g., a network identifier such as a first ssid corresponding to a first wifi lan network used to supply configuration information.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Location-based prefetch and participant-based prefetch

To reduce the mobile data usage, information associated with scheduled future events is prefetched via an inexpensive mass-data transfer link (e.g., wi-fi, ethernet, or off-peak mobile broadband) and does not need to be fetched via an expensive mobile communication link (e.g., mobile broadband) during normal usage. Location-based prefetch and participant-based prefetch can leverage the existing infrastructures of location-based services (lbs) and social networking services (sns)..
Chengdu Haicun Ip Technology Llc

Method and multicast implementation in a network

Interest in multicast group membership may be advertised via a routing system on an ethernet network along with an indication of an algorithm to be used by the nodes on the network to calculate the distribution tree or trees for the multicast. Each node, upon receipt of the advertisement, will determine the algorithm that is to be used to produce the multicast tree and will use the algorithm to calculate whether it is on a path between nodes advertising common interest in the multicast.
Ciena Corporation

In-line network tap

An in-line network tap includes a network tap chip that is configured to analyze or otherwise process data packets as the data packets are transmitted within a network. The network tap chip can be embedded within a communication cable, such as an ethernet or usb cable, either within the flexible cable portion of the cable or within a connector on either end of the communication cable.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Distributed ccap cable modem termination system

Distributed cmts device for a hfc catv network serving multiple neighborhoods by multiple individual cables, in which at least some and often all of the qam modulators that provide data for the individual cables are remote qam modulators ideally located at the fiber nodes. A ccap set of ip/on-demand data is transmitted to the nodes using an optical fiber, often using digital protocols such as ethernet protocols.
Gainspeed, Inc.

Vehicular intra network apparatus and client-host operation

A networking apparatus couples a plurality of vehicle nodes to improve bandwidth, security, and subsystem independence. The networking apparatus couples a plurality of thin client units to a single virtualized master control unit container host.

Fast convergence for failures of large scale virtual ethernet segments in evpn and pbb-evpn

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for fast convergence for virtual ethernet segments in evpn and pbb-evpn networks are disclosed. A first provider edge (pe) device can receive one or more advertising messages corresponding to one or more virtual ethernet segments, wherein each of the one or more advertising messages can include a port identifier.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Supporting power management on power-over-ethernet (poe) enabled ports

Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for controlling power delivery in a power sourcing equipment. In embodiments, a power sourcing equipment that has a higher demand for power that it can provide supplies power according to priorities assigned to the attached devices.
Dell Products L.p.

Network security module for ethernet-receiving industrial control devices

A high-speed security device for network connected industrial controls provides hybrid processing in tandem hardware and software security components. The software security component establishes state-less data identifying each packet that requires high-speed processing and loads a data table in the hardware component.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

128 gigabit fibre channel physical architecture

The pcs and fec layers are combined into a single layer and the number of lanes is set at four lanes. The combination allows removal of many modules as compared to a serial arrangement of a pcs layer and an fec layer.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Traffic class arbitration based on priority and bandwidth allocation

This disclosure describes systems, devices, methods and computer readable media for enhanced network communication for use in higher performance applications including storage, high performance computing (hpc) and ethernet-based fabric interconnects. In some embodiments, a network controller may include a transmitter circuit configured to transmit packets on a plurality of virtual lanes (vls), the vls associated with a defined vl priority and an allocated share of network bandwidth.

Load distribution architecture for processing tunnelled internet protocol traffic

A device receives ethernet based tunnelled internet protocol (ip) traffic transmitted from a first network node towards a second network node of an ip communications network. The ethernet based tunnelled ip traffic comprises an ethernet based tunnelled ip packet that comprises a header and a payload.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Active report of event and data

An electronic device in an industrial control system may be connected as a network device, such as via ethernet/ip. The device may be configured to provide an “unconnected” message notification (or “active report”) when the device detects an enumerated condition, such as an error or deviation.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Dnp3 based ethernet port power saving for solar power energized rtu system

A system includes a control system and a remote terminal unit (rtu). The control system is configured to communicate data with one or more field devices via the rtu.
Honeywell International Inc.

Dynamic power supply system

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.

Power-over-ethernet to universal serial bus charging port controller

A power conversion device is configured to convert power-over-ethernet (poe) power to universal serial bus (usb) power to yield a usb charging port. The conversion device can conform to a number of modular and/or portable form factors, allowing existing ethernet data ports to be easily converted to usb charging ports.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Methods and systems for multiple gigabit ethernet link recovery

Disclosed herein are systems and methods of negotiating an acceptable speed for communication between at least two ethernet devices connected by a link. In one aspect, the method monitors the link health and status and makes a speed choice decision based on the error rate and link partner capability..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Link establishment for single pair ethernet

A primary device implementing the subject system of link establishment for single pair ethernet may include at least one processor circuit. The at least one processor circuit may be configured to transmit a first synchronization sequence to a secondary device and to subsequently detect a second synchronization sequence, different than the first, transmitted by the secondary device.
Broadcom Corporation

Patch cords for reduced-pair ethernet applications having strain relief units that resist rotational loads and related strain relief units and connectors

Reduced-pair ethernet patch cords include a twisted pair cable that has a pair of insulated conductors that are contained within a cable jacket. A connector is mounted on a first end of the cable.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina

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.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods of communication on slip rings and slip ring monitoring

Systems and methods of data communication, re-purposing a legacy communications system, and monitoring slip rings are provided. Disclosed systems and methods provide the capability to communicate serial data, ethernet data or a combination thereof over ip slip rings and/or legacy slip rings.
Pcn Technology, Inc.

Reducing current transients in energy efficient ehternet devices

An ethernet device is disclosed that may reduce transient currents and/or power consumption while entering and exiting a low power mode by selectively powering-on and/or powering-off a number of transceiver components at different times (e.g., in a staggered manner). The transient currents and/or power consumption may be further reduced by assigning different quiet period durations to different transceiver chains, for example, to minimize the number of transceiver components that enter and/or exit the low power mode at the same time..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Fast read/write between networked computers via rdma-based rpc requests

An “rdma-based rpc request system” combines the concepts of rpc and rdma in a way that can be implemented on commodity networking communications hardware, e.g., rdma-enabled network interface controllers (nics) in an ethernet-based network. In various implementations, the rdma-based rpc request system enables fast lock-free and thread-safe execution of rpc requests between different computers in a network via rdma-based messages.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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.

System, method, and powering intelligent lighting networks

The present invention relates to a system, method, and apparatus for powering intelligent lighting networks. The power for the intelligent lighting network is supplied by power-over-ethernet (poe) switches and/or mid-spans, which are conditioned by a powered device to distribute power tuned specifically for each, at least one light emitting diode (led) fixture.
Vertecra, Inc.

System, method, and powering intelligent lighting networks

The present invention relates to a system, method, and apparatus for powering intelligent lighting networks. The power for the intelligent lighting network is supplied by power-over-ethernet (poe) switches and/or mid-spans, which are conditioned by a powered device to distribute power tuned specifically for each, at least one light emitting diode (led) fixture.
Vertecra, Inc.

System, method, and powering intelligent lighting networks

The present invention relates to a system, method, and apparatus for powering intelligent lighting networks. The power for the intelligent lighting network is supplied by power-over-ethernet (poe) switches and/or mid-spans, which are conditioned by a powered device to distribute power tuned specifically for each, at least one light emitting diode (led) fixture.
Vertecra, Inc.

Communications interface

A connection unit comprises a plurality of termination points for interconnection of telecommunications lines, for two or more different communications modes, for example fiber optic, coaxial, twisted pair, ethernet etc. A connection block is arranged such that direct connection may be made between pairs of lines of a given mode.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company

Managing a number of ethernet links

A method for managing a number of ethernet links includes identifying a number of ethernet links to utilize a number of channels of a cable based on a number of capabilities and a number of policies of a number of media access controllers (macs) and a number of physical layer entities (phys), determining a number of ethernet link types to be configured for the cable based on the capabilities and policies of the macs and phys, negotiating a number of parameters to allow multi-channel ports of a number of nodes connected to the cable to establish communications through the ethernet links based on the determined ethernet link types and the utilized channels, and managing the cable configuration describing the macs to be supported by the channels within the cable based on the policies.. .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Sub-nanosecond distributed clock synchronization using alignment marker in ethernet ieee 1588 protocol

A method for determining a slave clock to master clock time difference with an alignment marker. The method selects and transmits a first alignment marker at a first time by a transmitter that has a master clock in a first message to a receiver that has a slave clock.
International Business Machines Corporation

Modular energy storage method and system

A control subsystem configured to control transferring of power, including: an ac/dc power supply; an uninterruptable power supply; a processor; an ethernet switch; a first communication interface configured to send and/or receive data from a battery management unit that monitors a storage subsystem including one or more batteries; a first transfer interface configured to transmit power to the storage subsystem; a second communication interface configured to send and/or receive data from a power subsystem that includes a power converter, and the power subsystem is configured to be connected to a power line; and a second transfer interface configured to transmit power to the power subsystem, wherein the processor is configured to send signals which control the charging and discharging of at least one battery of the one or more batteries in the storage subsystem.. .
The Aes Corporation

System and routing network frames between virtual machines

Vm-to-vm switching is an enhancement to ethernet card technology that enables virtual machines on the same hardware server platform to switch ethernet frames (or ip packets) directly without exiting the server or using a slower and bandwidth limited software process in the hypervisor. The method does not require new network switch hardware.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Power distribution system

The invention relates to a power distribution system (1), especially a power-over-ethernet system, comprising at least one dominant sensor, which may be located within a powered device (4) like a lighting device, and at least one non-dominant sensor, which may be located within another powered device (4), wherein the power distribution system is adapted such that in a system low power mode the at least one dominant sensor (6) consumes power provided by a power providing unit (3) and the at least one non-dominant sensor (6) does not consume the provided power and that the power distribution system (1) switches from the system low powermode to a system high power mode, if the at least one dominant sensor (6) has sensed an event. Since in the system low power mode the at least one non-dominant sensor does not consume power, the power consumption can be reduced..
Koninkljke Philips N.v.

Monitoring and control of proppant storage from a datavan

A system and method that remotely monitors and controls proppant usage in a fracturing operation. The system and method allow operators to wirelessly monitor and control proppant storage units from inside a datavan through sensors and control mechanisms that interface with fracturing software to schedule the flow of the proppant.
Us Well Services Llc



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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