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 Communication system having a community wireless local area network for voice and high speed data communication patent thumbnailnew patent Communication system having a community wireless local area network for voice and high speed data communication
One embodiment is directed to a radio access network system for use with a core network. The system comprises a central base station unit and a plurality of remote access points communicatively coupled to the central base station unit via a wired local area network.
Commscope Technologies Llc


 Small-capacity ims core system patent thumbnailnew patent Small-capacity ims core system
A small-capacity ims core is a system that provides support so that a group customer using an ims service can manage a pots system and an internet telephone system in parallel and can manage a non-ims terminal. This system includes a main control unit (mcu) configured to provide only functions that belong to the functions of an mcu ims structure and that are required for a group customer, a line interface unit (liu) configured to be used to extend physical ports of the mcu and a pots, a sip gateway configured to convert a standard sip message into an ims message, and an fmc controller configured to provide support in order to enable a wireless terminal, such as a wireless ims terminal/smartphone, to be used in a mobile environment.
Core Tree Co., Ltd.


 Evpn inter-subnet multicast forwarding patent thumbnailnew patent Evpn inter-subnet multicast forwarding
The techniques of this disclosure may improve multicast forwarding in an ethernet virtual private network when delivering multicast traffic to receivers on a different ip subnet than the multicast source. A method may include configuring first and second layer-2 domains to forward network traffic; configuring a first layer-3 integrated routing and bridging (irb) interface for the first layer-2 domain and a second layer-3 irb interface for the second layer 2 domain; receiving a multicast packet from a multicast source device, the multicast source device being included in the first layer-2 domain, the multicast packet having a multicast receiver device in the second layer-2 domain; and forwarding, using the first and second layer-3 irb interfaces, the multicast packet to the multicast receiver device, without receiving the multicast packet from another provider edge router that has been elected as the designated router on the second irb interface for the second layer-2 domain..
Juniper Networks, Inc.


 Simplified synchronized ethernet implementation patent thumbnailnew patent Simplified synchronized ethernet implementation
A method of simplifying the implementation of synchronous ethernet on an ethernet device having a first port and a second port device using a predetermined protocol and signaling, comprises delivering a master clock from a synchronous ethernet system to the first port of the ethernet device; transmitting the delivered master clock to the second port of the ethernet device independently of the protocol and signaling of the ethernet device; and transmitting the master clock from the second port of the ethernet device to a downstream device that supports synchronous ethernet. In one implementation, the ethernet device has a local clock, and the method synchronizes the local clock to the master clock.
Accedian Networks Inc.


 System and  extending time division passive optical network services to plastic optical fiber in the home patent thumbnailnew patent System and extending time division passive optical network services to plastic optical fiber in the home
A system (87; fig. 2) is disclosed to provide a time division multiple access passive optical network to a plastic optical fiber to be used in both single-family home networks and in multiple dwelling units.
Cox Communications, Inc.


 Power over ethernet emergency lighting system patent thumbnailnew patent Power over ethernet emergency lighting system
A system for providing power over ethernet emergency lighting is disclosed. The system includes a rechargeable battery pack that is charged without interfering with data signals present on a power over ethernet link that provides normal lighting.
Iota Engineering Llc


 Wifi hazardous area voip paging telephone and system patent thumbnailWifi hazardous area voip paging telephone and system
Voip-based telephone is provided with integral paging amplifier and a wifi antenna, and is designed for hazardous areas such as ul class i, division 1, division 2 and iec ex including the wifi antenna. A system of voip-based telephone units supports multicast to provide prioritized and loudspeaker-zoned paging.
Hubbell Incorporated


 Method for checking ip address collision of ethernet communication module of plc patent thumbnailMethod for checking ip address collision of ethernet communication module of plc
A method for checking an ip address collision is provided. The method includes: transmitting an arp (access resolution protocol) request message by setting an ip address of the plc ethernet communication module as a destination; receiving an arp reply message responding to the arp request message; determining whether an mac (media access control) address included in the arp reply message is identical to an mac address of the plc ethernet communication module; and determining that an ip address collision occurs, when the mac (media access control) address included in the arp reply message is not identical to the mac address of the plc ethernet communication module..
Lsis Co., Ltd.


 Packet forwarding method and apparatus patent thumbnailPacket forwarding method and apparatus
The present application discloses a packet forwarding method and apparatus. An access device receives a first packet, where the first packet is an ethernet packet, searches an equal-cost multi-path forwarding entry for a matched equal-cost path according to a destination mac address of the ethernet packet, where the equal-cost multi-path forwarding entry includes: a virtual mac address corresponding to a gateway aggregation group, an identifier of each gateway device in the gateway aggregation group, and an outbound interface corresponding to the identifier of each gateway device, where the identifier is used to uniquely identify a gateway device in a large layer 2 network; and if n matched equal-cost paths are found, encapsulates the first packet into a second packet according to a first path in the n matched equal-cost paths, and forwards the second packet according to an outbound interface of the first path..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Trace feature across the network (depth & breadth)-wise patent thumbnailTrace feature across the network (depth & breadth)-wise
A feature trace capability may be provided for features including, but not limited to, automatic quality of service (auto qos), power over ethernet (poe), and fabric compatibility. A network command may be implemented with the capability to validate features across a network path or the network as a whole.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Vehicle having an ethernet bus operating such a bus system


A vehicle has a bus system, which is formed as an ethernet bus system and has at least one distributor device with multiple port connections, to which a bus participant is respectively connected, which, via the associated port connection during the operation of the bus system, transmits data to the distributor device and/or receives data from the distributor device. The at least one distributor device is designed to carry out a diagnosis with respect to at least one of the port connections during operation of the bus system and to provide diagnostic data with respect to the at least one port connection..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft


Resilient data communications with physical layer link aggregation, extended failure detection and load balancing


Rapid channel failure detection and recovery in wireless communication networks is needed in order to meet, among other things, carrier class ethernet channel standards. Thus, resilient wireless packet communications is provided using a physical layer link aggregation protocol with a hardware-assisted rapid channel failure detection algorithm and load balancing, preferably in combination.
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc.


Resiliency in ethernet fabric architectures by event notification


Methods, computer systems, and computer program products for improving resiliency in computing components functioning according to a multilayered open systems interconnection (osi) model in a network architecture running ethernet or internet protocols by a processor device are provided. Upon detection of at least one of a certain event within a specified layer of a network architecture, a notification of the event is provided in an inter-layer basis, such that the responsible entity manages the event according to an osi model-wide system..
International Business Machines Corporation


Method for transmitting messages in a computer network, and computer network


The invention relates to a method for transmitting messages in a computer network, and to a computer network of this type. The computer network comprises computing nodes (101-105), said computing nodes (101-105) being interconnected via at least one star coupler (201) and/or at least one multi-hop network (1000), wherein each computing node (101-105) is connected via at least one communication line (110) to the at least one star coupler (201) and/or the at least one multi-hop network (1000), and wherein the computing nodes (101-105) exchange ethernet messages with one another and with the at least one star coupler (201) and/or the at least one multi-hop network (1000).
Fts Computertechnik Gmbh


Power over ethernet method and apparatus


A power over ethernet method where power sourcing equipment (pse) detects and determines that a first set of cable pairs and a second set of cable pairs of an ethernet twisted pair are connected to a valid powered device (pd), the pse receives a link layer discovery protocol data unit (lldpdu) from the pd, where the lldpdu includes a load quantity type-length-value (tlv) used to notify a quantity of pd loads included in the pd, and when the pd receives power from both the first set of cable pairs and the second set of cable pairs, and the pd includes two pd interfaces, and the pd includes two pd loads, the pse supplies power to the pd at a first power using the first set of cable pairs, and supplies power to the pd at a second power using the second set of cable pairs.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Hybrid fiber millimeter wave wireless system for multi-gigabit connectivity


Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods, devices and systems for a millimeter wave (mmw) last mile delivery system. A multi-wavelength fiber link may be provided from a collector terminal node area to a central office.
Cox Communications, Inc


Network-enabled ceiling support structure


A ceiling support structure includes a plurality of network- and power-enabled rails that replace conventional structures for supporting a grid ceiling having a structure for supporting tiles and/or paneling. Each network-enabled rail comprises a plurality of connectors configured to receive a device or interface.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Packet forwarding in data center network


The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for forwarding a packet, wherein the method comprising: for each virtual machine (vm) in the server, obtaining relevant information of a virtual network interface controller (vnic) of the vm, and associating the obtained relevant information with a local virtual port, wherein the relevant information includes a media access control (mac) address of the vnic, a virtual extensible local area network (vxlan) network identifier (vni) of the vxlan where the vnic is located, and a virtual local area network (vlan) identifier (id) of a vlan associated with the vxlan where the vnic is located; after receiving an ethernet packet sent by the server, searching a vni according to a source mac address of the ethernet packet and a vlan id; and according to the searched vni, encapsulating the ethernet packet, obtaining a vxlan packet, and forwarding the vxlan packet.. .
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


Update of mac routes in evpn single-active topology


In general, techniques are provided for described herein that extend existing ethernet virtual private network (evpn) protocol signaling mechanisms so that local, multi-homing pes couple to an ethernet segment can definitively convey their primary/backup designated forwarder (df) status to any remote pe of the evpn. In one example, this is accomplished by utilizing a new extended community attribute to each ethernet a-d per evi route advertised by each of the multi-homing pes to specifically carry the advertising pe's primary or backup status.
Juniper Networks, Inc.


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Packet forwarding


An ed within evi network establishes an evi tunnel for bearing ethernet packets and an evi extension tunnel for bearing ip packets, where both the evi tunnel and the evi extension tunnel are connected to a peer ed. The ed sends an ethernet packet for layer 2 forwarding in an evi forwarding instance through the evi tunnel; and sends an ip packet for layer 3 forwarding in the evi forwarding instance through the evi extension tunnel..
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


Power over ethernet (poe) powered network adapter incorporating open vswitch (ovs) and fabric attach (fa) capabilities


A poe powered network adapter incorporating ovs and fa capabilities includes one or more ethernet ports. The device derives power from an external source over one of the ethernet ports and delivers power over at least one other ethernet port or ports to attached devices.
Avaya Inc.


Transmission circuit for ethernet


A transmission circuit including four transmission component sets for ethernet is provided. For each of the transmission component sets, a first capacitor and a first inductor are cascaded, the first inductor is coupled to the ethernet connector via the first transmission line (tl), the first capacitor is coupled to the ethernet chip via the second tl; a second capacitor and a second inductor are cascaded, the second inductor is coupled to the ethernet connector via the third tl, the second capacitor is coupled to the ethernet chip via the fourth tl; a first component set is coupled between a first contact and a second contact, the first contact is located between the first capacitor and the first inductor, and the second contact is located between the second capacitor and the second inductor; and a second component set is coupled between the second tl and the fourth tl..
Nlightning Technology Ltd.


Category 8 cable


This cable is meant for high speed ethernet applications. For 40 gbit/sec data rates, the frequency range of the cable is expected to be at least 2 ghz.

Detection, classification and mutual recognition of 4 pair power over ethernet


A method for verifying interconnection of a pse and pd with 4-pair poe capabilities includes performing a first classification event on first and second pairs, respectively, and detecting a first predetermined class current on first and second sets of twisted pairs, respectively. The method includes performing a second classification event on first and second pairs, respectively, and detecting first and second predetermined class currents on first and second pairs, respectively.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Systems and methods for stacking fibre channel switches with fibre channel over ethernet stacking links


An information handling system is provided. The information handling system includes systems and methods for expanding the port count in a single fibre channel domain by adding modular fibre channel switches.
Dell Products L.p.


Method and capturing 360 degree viewing images using spherical camera and mobile phone


One aspect of the present invention discloses an image capturing system able to capturing 3-dimensional 360 degree viewing (“3d/360”) images using a smart phone and a ball-shaped spherical camera. The smart phone includes a digital image processor (“dip”) capable of processing audio and video (“av”) information.

Overlay network capable of supporting storage area network (san) traffic


In one embodiment, a system includes a server having a hypervisor layer that includes an overlay-configured virtual switch and a fibre channel (fc) virtual switch. The system also includes at least one processor configured to execute logic and a converge network adapter (cna) coupled to the hypervisor layer.
International Business Machines Corporation


Credit-based flow control in lossless ethernet networks


In one embodiment, a system includes a hardware processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor or media access control (mac) functionality of a network port. The logic is configured to negotiate a credit aging duration during initialization of a link between a receiving endpoint and a sending endpoint, the receiving and sending endpoints being connected in a network fabric.
International Business Machines Corporation


Method and qcn-like cross-chip function in multi-stage ethernet switching


A method and apparatus for reducing data congestion in clos networks is disclosed. A congestion detector is provided at an output port of a first layer of the clos network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


System and single-step resolution of actions on ethernet frames


A system for efficient routing of an oam) frame in an ethernet switch receives an oam frame at a first port; building a first classification key dependent on an oam frame header; classifies in a context of the first port to create a first classification; resolves action dependent on the first classification; modifies the first classification key to create a second classification key; classifies the frame in a context of the second port to create a second classification; sends the second classification key to an oam engine coupled to the ethernet switch for modification into a third classification key; receives the third classification key from the oam engine; modifies the third classification key into a final classification key; modifies the header of the oam frame with the final classification key; and sends the modified oam frame to a switching fabric of the ethernet switch.. .
Accedian Networks Inc.


Facilitating wireless communications via wireless communication assembly apparatuses


Wireless communication is facilitated via communication assembly apparatuses. A system includes: a wireless gateway device located within a housing and having electrical connection elements for power and network connectivity; and an antenna coupled to the housing and electrically coupled to the wireless gateway device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Methods, systems and the control of interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices


Systems, apparatus and methods are provided for interconnection of one or more fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) devices. The system preferably comprises a virtualized or virtual server which in turn comprises a virtual machine having an fcoe device interconnection apparatus controller, a virtual switch, the virtual switch being coupled to the fcoe device interconnection apparatus controller, and a network interface.
Jeda Networks, Inc.


Radiation hardened 10base-t ethernet physical layer (phy)


Embodiments may provide a radiation hardened 10base-t ethernet interface circuit suitable for space flight and in compliance with the ieee 802.3 standard for ethernet. The various embodiments may provide a 10base-t ethernet interface circuit, comprising a field programmable gate array (fpga), a transmitter circuit connected to the fpga, a receiver circuit connected to the fpga, and a transformer connected to the transmitter circuit and the receiver circuit.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Adminstrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration


Removable digital photo frame with multi-network cordless handset


A removable digital photo frame with multi-network cordless handset on a charging base unit housing a computer with a multi-tasking operating system (os) executing the seven-layer osi model of computer networking, coupled to voip and cti for wired ethernet or wireless circuits bridging communication with standard digital telephones, the computer networking voice-over internet protocol phone interface and computer-telephony integrated standards communication protocol for the purposes of computer telephony of mobile and internet integrated with a handset and photo frame display unit.. .

Protocol independent storage discovery and enablement


A manager node provides discovery, translation, and mapping services for supported ethernet protocol layers. The manager node discovers other nodes within the cloud environment and issues commands to each of the discovered nodes to obtain storage device specific information associated to storage devices communicatively connected to the discovered nodes.
International Business Machines Corporation


Data transmission system providing improved failure resilience


A transmission system and method with improved failure resilience is disclosed. The transmission system for transmitting data includes an ethernet network portion, a transport network portion and a switching component coupling said ethernet network portion with said transport network portion.
Alcatel Lucent


Home network signal relay device in access network and home network signal relay method in access network using same


Provided is a method for converting an optical signal into a home network signal to transmit it in a home network signal relay device. The method includes: receiving an optical signal via an optical cable and converting the received optical signal to an ethernet signal; classifying and storing the converted ethernet signal according to a type of data; converting a frame of the stored ethernet signal to a frame of a home network signal; and distributing the converted home network signal to one or more relay terminals or user terminals via transmission lines..
Kt Corporation


Small form-factor pluggable module with ground fault detection circuitry


A fire control panel including an ethernet network interface card comprising a card ground fault detection circuit, and a small form-factor pluggable module in communication with the ethernet network interface card, the small form-factor pluggable module comprising a module ground fault detection circuit configured to detect a ground connection in field wiring. A method of detecting a ground fault within a fire control panel, the fire control panel including an ethernet network interface card, including a processor and a network ground fault detection circuit in communication with the processor, and a small form-factor pluggable module in communication with the ethernet network interface card, the small form-factor pluggable module including a module ground fault detection circuit, the method including the steps: operating the card ground fault detection circuit to enter a detection mode, and operating the module ground fault detection circuit to enter a detection mode..
Carrier Corporation


Vehicle-mounted video system with distributed processing


A vehicle-mounted system for recording video and audio. The system uses distributed processing, including encoding the video and audio at their source(s), and a high-speed, e.g., ethernet, bus connecting the various system components and external devices.
Digital Ally, Inc.


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Method and apparatus of lwa pdu routing


Apparatus and methods are provided for lwa pdu routing. In one novel aspect, lte pdu packets are routed through a wlan ap to a ue by encapsulation of the data packets.
Mediatek Inc.


Method and system for redundancy in a passive optical network


The present invention is related to redundancy within a passive optical network and may include a first optical line terminal (olt), a second optical line terminal, a first optical networking terminal (ont) including an optical port and at least one ethernet port; and a first two-to-many passive optical splitter. In operation, the first ont may be registered with the first olt and the second olt may have the transmit function of the first optical port turned off.

Active antenna element (aae) implementation for facilitating 6lowpan data access


A scheme for providing access to 6lowpan data in a wireless access network comprising a digital unit (du) coupled to one or more radio units (ru) via cpri links, each ru in turn coupled to one or more radio dot (rd) elements via ethernet cable links. In one embodiment, an rd element includes a cable front-end interfaced with the ethernet cable link, a radio front-end interfaced between the cable front-end and an antenna or a suitable access point.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


Transporting fibre channel over ethernet


Methods and apparatus for the transporting of fibre channel data over ethernet are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, fibre channel data frame and primitive signals are transported over ethernet instead of using the fibre channel fc-1 and fc-0 protocols.

Method and system for virtual and physical network integration


The disclosure herein describes a virtual extensible local area network (vxlan) gateway. During operation, the vxlan gateway receives, from a physical host, an ethernet packet destined for a virtual machine residing in a remote layer-2 network broadcast domain that is different from a local layer-2 network broadcast domain where the physical host resides.
Vmware, Inc.


Medialink interconnection box


Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing medialink interconnection boxes (“mibs”). In some embodiments, a plurality of medialink interconnection boxes (“mibs”) or media interconnection devices, which may be disposed throughout a recreational vehicle (“rv”) park or other bulk service provider application sites, or the like, may serve as demarcation units designed to each provide an accessible indoor or outdoor interface where long-term or temporary/transient customers can directly connect to land line service (e.g., pots service), video or television service, and/or ethernet or internet services provided by one or more service providers.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc


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.
615 Ip Holding Company, Llc


Electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet


Disclosed is an electrical transceiver for synchronous ethernet, including: a first interface connected with a host; a second interface including a physical layer (phy) transceiver connected with a serial link; and a processor connected with the first interface and the second interface, wherein the processor includes a timing control unit controlling a transmission signal transmitted to the second interface from the first interface and a reception signal transmitted to the first interface from the second interface to have the same time delay.. .
Aimvalley B.v.


Power over ethernet lighting system


A system for controlling a plurality of led lighting fixtures includes a power over ethernet (poe) led driver coupleable to a poe switch via a first power and communication link. The poe led driver includes a microcontroller for receiving first power and control signals from the poe switch and for controlling a first led driver chip to operate an led lighting fixture in response thereto.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.


Wireless ethernet network controlling method and wireless ethernet network system


The present disclosure provides a wireless ethernet network controlling method, for connecting a mobile device to an ethernet through a wireless dock, comprising: connecting an ethernet phy of a wireless dock to an ethernet; wirelessly linking a first wireless nic of the wireless dock to a second wireless nic of a mobile device; a control server unit of the wireless dock receiving an operation status setting signal through the first wireless nic generated by a virtual ethernet nic, and the control server unit transmitting the operation status setting signal to the ethernet phy for setting-up the operation status of the ethernet phy; and a vlan unit processing the data packets transmitted between the ethernet phy and the first wireless nic. Accordingly, the user of the mobile device can experience the complete functions of the ethernet device..
Universal Scientific Industrial (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


Dynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe)


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for managing power of a connection point in a wireless communication system are provided. A connection point may discover a mobile node, send to a gateway a request to increase an amount of power that the connection point can consume to service the discovered mobile node, and receive from the gateway a response related to the request to increase the amount of power.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Method and controlling sychronization of camera shutters in in-vehicle ethernet communication network


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling synchronization of camera shutters in an in-vehicle ethernet communication network. A method for controlling synchronization of a camera shutter by a camera controller cooperating with a grandmaster through ethernet communication may include performing a time synchronization procedure with the grandmaster, reducing a preset pulses per second (pps) down counter if the time synchronization procedure is successfully completed, and operating the camera shutter when the pps down counter reaches 0.
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


Dynamic link aggregation


At least two ethernet sub-interfaces are established on a first ethernet interface and a second ethernet interface of a first device, and each ethernet sub-interface is assigned to a vlan. The ethernet sub-interfaces on the same ethernet interface are assigned to different vlans, and ethernet sub-interfaces of the first ethernet interface and the second ethernet interface which belong to the same vlan are added into a link-aggregation group to establish an aggregated link with a second device..
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


Passive device to receive a control input and supply output power


Examples disclose a passive device comprising a relay to receive a control input from a networking switch. The control input is received based on an identification of the passive device as power over ethernet (poe) compliant.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


Analog distributed antenna system for processing ethernet signal


A device included in an analog distributed antenna system includes a first analog signal processing unit for receiving an analog communication signal, a first modulation/demodulation unit for converting a digital ethernet signal received from an ethernet network into an analog ethernet signal, a multiplexing unit for multiplexing the analog communication signal signal-processed by the analog signal processing unit and the analog ethernet signal converted by the modulation/demodulation unit, and a transmission unit for transmitting, to other devices included in the analog distributed antenna system, the analog communication signal and the analog ethernet signal, which are multiplexed by the multiplexing unit.. .
Solid, Inc.


Method for transmitting messages in a computer network and computer network


The invention concerns a method for transmitting messages in a computer network, wherein the computer network comprises a first set of computing nodes (101-105), which computing nodes (101-105) are connected to each other by means of at least one star coupler (201, 202) and/or at least one multi-hop network (1000), wherein each of the computing nodes of the first set of computing nodes (101-105) is connected by means of at least one communication line (110) to the at least one star coupler (201, 201) or the at least one multi-hop network (1000), and wherein the computing nodes (101-105) exchange ethernet messages with each other and the exchange of at least some of the ethernet messages of the computing nodes (101-105) occurs in time controlled manner. It is provided that a) the computer network comprises a second set of computing nodes (106-108), which are connected to each other by a bus (210), and wherein the bus (210) is connected to the at least one star coupler (201) and/or the at least one multi-hop network (1000), and wherein b) the second set of computing nodes (106-108) exchange ethernet messages with each other and the exchange of at least some of the ethernet messages of the computing nodes (106-108) occurs in time controlled manner, and wherein preferably c) the second set of computing nodes (106-108) exchange ethernet messages with the first set of computing nodes (101-105) and the exchange of at least some of the ethernet messages of the computing nodes (101-108) occurs in time controlled manner..
Fts Computertechnik Gmbh


Network switch system and operating method thereof


A network switch system includes a power-over-ethernet (poe) controller, a power sourcing equipment (pse) controller, and a host computer. The poe controller is electrically connected to the pse controller, and stores a loader and a firmware image.
Accton Technology Corporation


Method for transporting ethernet and non-ethernet traffic over the same medium


Network elements within a network are configured to transport ethernet traffic and non-ethernet traffic over a same medium. The network elements can generate and process multi-frames that include the ethernet traffic and non-ethernet traffic.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


Identifying the absence and presence of a ring protection link owner node in an ethernet network


A method and system for identifying the absence and presence of a ring protection link in ethernet networks are disclosed. The method may include sending, by a node in a ring of an ethernet network having a plurality of nodes and an rpl, an aps message.

Enhanced loop-breaking protocol to support connectionless and connection-oriented ethernet


A method and system for breaking loops in an ethernet network that supports connectionless and connection-oriented ethernet. A loop-breaking protocol may be used to detect a loop among a plurality of network elements and to identify a port to block in order to break the loop.

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Robust low rate data channel in lpi mode for energy-efficient ethernet applications


A communication technique for energy efficient ethernet (eee) employs a systematic block forward error correcting code (fec). The technique aligns a low power idle (lpi) refresh signal with the fec frame.
Broadcom Corporation


Two-level coset coding scheme for gigabit ethernet over plastic optical fiber


An efficient coding and modulation system for transmission of digital data over plastic optical fibers with low latency. In particular, the digital signal is coded by means of a two-level coset coding.
Knowledge Development For Pof, S.l.


Point of sale (pos) docking station a mobile barcode scanner gun system with mobile tablet device or stand alone mobile tablet device


A pos docking station for a mobile scanner gun system or mobile tablet (tablet) processes pos sales transactions. An upper housing assembly enclosure houses the “tablet” in a “cradle fashion” fitting snuggly around the “tablet”, providing stability and form fit integration.
Retail Technologies Corporation


Real-time data acquisition and management equipment


A real-time data acquisition and management equipment includes: a body; an industrial ethernet switch; a 24v power; an ipc; a solid-state disk; a memory; a ups; a ups battery; and a plurality of rails and terminals for installing above elements. If an industrial ethernet environment is wireless network, a wireless network access point is added to the body.

System and control of remote wireless data devices


A device that that is difficult to access may have procedures remotely initiated by the generation of signal patterns over an ethernet network. The signal patterns include status of the ethernet link (active, down), the duration of an active link and a down link, and the speed of data during the active link..
Proxim Wireless Corporation


Data transmission method and apparatus


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a data transmission method, which can meet a requirement for an ethernet network with diversified rate levels. The method includes: grouping media access control (mac) layer data into a plurality of mac layer data groups; allocating, according to a bandwidth required by a target mac layer data group and a reference bandwidth of a logical channel, at least one target logical channel to the target mac layer data group; encoding the target mac layer data group to generate target physical layer data, where the target logical channel corresponds to the target mac layer data group and the target physical layer data; and sending the target physical layer data and first indication information, where the first indication information is used to indicate a relationship between the target physical layer data and the target logical channel..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Ethernet ring protection node with node-level redundancy


Systems and methods are disclosed for providing redundancy in a network node implementing a ring protection protocol. Each of the two ring ports connecting the node to other nodes in a ring supporting the protocol may be maintained by a separate line card.
Ciena Corporation


Poe four pair active detection apparatus and method


A power over ethernet (poe) connection check method comprising: for a first time period, generating a first detection power over the first set of wires while not generating a second detection power over the second set of wires and obtaining a first indication of a power attribute over the first set of wires; during a second time period, generating the first detection power and generating a second detection power, greater than the first detection power, over the first set of wires; during the second time period, obtaining a second indication of the power attribute over the first set of wires; determining a first difference between the first indication and the second indication; and controlling a first power enable circuit and a second power enable circuit to provide power to the powered device over the first and second sets of wires respectively, responsive to the determined difference.. .
Microsemi Corp. - Analog Mixed Signal Group, Ltd.


Portable power over ethernet supply device


Embodiments of the present invention provide a device, system, and method for providing portable battery power to a power of ethernet-enabled device. The portable poe supply device includes a battery component configured for supplying poe via an ethernet interface to a poe-enabled device.

Flat ethernet cables and associated systems, devices, and methods


Flat ethernet cables and associated systems, devices, and methods are disclosed, particularly as applied to home security system implementations. For example, disclosed herein is a flat ethernet cable that includes an interior, female connection end, an exterior, female connection end, opposite the interior end, and including a weather-proofing clamshell enclosing the female connection end, and a flat cable portion that runs between the interior end and the exterior end.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


Unitary electronic speaker device for receiving digital audio data and rendering the digital audio data


An unitary electronic speaker device and method for rendering digital audio data are provided. A list comprising an ordered sequence of audio item indicators indicating a plurality of audio items stored on at least one other device.
Black Hills Media, Llc


Mechanism to provide lte voice, internet and embms services over ethernet for connected home architecture


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for communication in a network. The apparatus sends a multicast message to a network device.

Digital media distribution system


A digital media distribution system, for use in several different spaces or rooms each of which is provided with electric power from a common supply system, and the system operable using ethernet-over-powerline. The system comprises a digital media source device, such as a computer, which holds digital media files, and a signal transmission means.

Software defined networking in a cable tv system


Systems and methods presented herein provide for a software defined network (sdn) controller in a cable television system that virtualizes network elements in the cable television system to provide content delivery and data services through the virtualized network elements. In one embodiment, the sdn controller is operable in a cloud computing environment to balance data traffic through the virtualized network elements.

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..

Ethernet avb for time-sensitive networks


Embodiments are disclosed for a device for handling communications from avb and non-avb networks. In some embodiments, a device includes a gateway interface communicatively connectable to one or more devices and configured to transmit and receive data from an avb network and at least one other, non-avb network, a processor, and a storage device that stores instructions executable by the processor to receive first data from a first device in the at least one other network, and receive second data from a second device in the avb network.

Network-based ethernet switching packet switch, network, and method


Embodiments of the disclosure are directed to implementing a router media access control (mac) ethernet switch in a network. An ethernet-over-dense wave division multiplexing (dwdm) packet switch system includes a transport switching element communicatively coupled to one or more routers in a client layer and communicatively coupled via a photonic switching layer with a plurality of transport switching elements forming a transport layer; wherein the transport switching element is configured to flood addresses, in the transport layer, associated with the one or more routers to disseminate learned end-point addresses of the one or more routers so that service-based addressing is resolved by the transport layer.

Fast convergence on link failure in multi-homed ethernet virtual private networks


Techniques are described for providing fast convergence in the event of a link failure in an all-active multi-homed ethernet virtual private network. A provide edge (pe) network device may pre-configure an interface next hop and secondary next hops.

Work mode negotiation


A work mode negotiation method is disclosed. A core backbone (cb) device transmits a mode negotiate request packet through an ethernet port to a port extender (pe) device, wherein the mode negotiate request packet carries a set of identifications of the pe devices for cascade.

System and integrating and adapting security control systems


A system for controlling access to one or more enclosed areas comprises at least one access card reader and controller powered via a power-over-ethernet (poe) interface, each access card reader and controller being capable of controlling access through a particular entrance to a particular enclosed area and an access control server in communication with the at least one access card reader and controller, the access control server being capable of controlling the operation of the at least one access card reader and controller, and a signal converter disposed between the access card reader and the access control server. In a network mode of operation, the access control server is configured to perform authentication of a card identifier (id) received from the at least one access card reader and controller and to signal the at least one access card reader and controller to unlock a door at the particular entrance to the particular enclosed area when the access control server has successfully authenticated the received card id.

Methods and systems to achieve multi-tenancy in rdma over converged ethernet


A method for providing multi-tenancy support for rdma in a system that includes a plurality of physical hosts. Each physical host hosts a set of data compute nodes (dcns).

Pass-through converged network adaptor (cna) using existing ethernet switching device


According to one embodiment, a method includes performing functionality of a management plane and a control plane for a switch system using a processor of an external host coupled to the switch system via one or more peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) ports. The method also includes providing a direct memory access (dma) facility between the external host and switching logic of the switch system.

Power over ethernet for 10gbase-t ethernet


A power over ethernet (poe) interface for 10gbase-t ethernet includes at least one communication channel ethernet interface including an autotransformer having a center tap for coupling direct current (dc) power. A combination of the geometry of the toroid core of the autotransformer and in some embodiments of a common mode choke, as well as the wire twisting, the wire distribution and the wire routing allow maximizing bandwidth up to or greater than 500 mhz for 10gbase-t performance by increasing the coupling and reducing capacitance across the wires, and results in return and insertion losses and ocl that meet anticipated standards..

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.

System and dynamic rate control in ethernet fabrics


An ethernet device includes receive buffers and transmit buffers of a port, and a processor. The buffers are each associated with a respective class of service.

Method and network interconnection


A method and apparatus for facilitating protection in a communication network or portion thereof. In a network such as an ethernet snc, an intermediate node is provided for connecting the east and west node to form a working transport entity.

Switching over the mode of a control unit between a diagnostic bus and an external ethernet connection


For the transmission of large data quantities to a control unit of the vehicle, a method is provided for transmitting data from an external transmitter to a control unit of the vehicle. The control unit is connected to the external transmitter via an ethernet network of the vehicle and via a diagnostic bus of the vehicle.

Method and determining ethernet clock source


A method and an apparatus for determining an ethernet clock source are provided. The method includes: receiving a first clock information packet sent by a first clock device, where the first clock information packet is used to indicate clock source information of the first clock device; based on clock source device identifiers and at least one type of information of the following information: clock source device quality grades, clock source information transfer hop counts, clock source information receiving port numbers, and clock source information sending device identifiers, determining a target clock source; and determining the target clock source as a clock source of the second clock device.

Technologies for ethernet link robustness for deep sleep low power applications


Technologies for robust data transmission include a network port logic having a physical coding sublayer (pcs). The pcs may transmit a series of rapid alignment markers (rams) to a link partner, with each ram indicative of a counter value.

Determining the signal quality of an electrical interconnect


One embodiment provides a network device that includes phy circuitry comprising transmit circuitry (tx) and receive circuitry (rx), wherein the tx and rx circuitry are configured to be coupled to a respective channel to communicate with an external device via the channels, wherein the network device configured to communicate with the external device using an ethernet communications protocol; and test circuitry. The test circuitry is configured to: designate a through channel and at least one crosstalk channel from among the channels; determine, in the time domain, an approximate available signal voltage of a first response signal, wherein the first response signal is in response to a test signal applied to the through channel; determine a first noise profile of the first response signal in response to the test signal applied on the through channel; determine a second noise profile of a second response signal, wherein the second response signal is in response to the test signal applied on a crosstalk channel and measured on the through channel; and determine a signal-to-noise ratio of the through channel based on, at least in part, the approximate available signal voltage and the first and second noise profiles..

Credit-based flow control for multicast packets in lossless ethernet networks


Methods and systems presented herein provide for self-routing multicast. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, using a switch controller, a multicast data stream join request from a source in a network, and creating, using the switch controller, a multipath identifier (id) for a multicast data stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


Method and priority flow and congestion control in ethernet network


An apparatus is configured to perform a method for congestion control in an ethernet network. The method includes determining an egress queue congestion state for each of a plurality of egress queues.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


Ethernet fault management systems and methods


ethernet fault management systems and methods using programmable type-length-value (tlv) offsets combine software-based operations, administration, and maintenance (oam) protocol support with hardware-based fault management support to delegate generation and processing of oam protocol messages to hardware devices with the software-based protocol support used to program hardware based on fixed offsets in the oam protocol messages. The hardware can be designed to be flexible since the hardware can be agnostic to the logic within the oam protocol which would reside in the software.
Ciena Corporation


Monitoring and diagnosis of a control device


A method for monitoring a control device of a vehicle, the control device having an ethernet transceiver with a link led output configured to display a network status by an led connectable thereto, includes: determining a settable diagnosis state of the control device; selecting a signal sequence on the basis of the determined diagnosis state; and controlling the link led output with the selected signal sequence to output the diagnosis state.. .
Continental Automotive Gmbh


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for modeling packet technology services using a packet virtual network (pvn)


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for modeling packet technology services using a packet virtual network (pvn) are provided. In some aspects, and at a computing platform, a method includes providing a plurality of flow interface objects.
Oracle International Corporation


Method and controlling audio/video bridging stream for in-vehicle ethernet


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling an audio/video bridging (avb) stream in an in-vehicle ethernet communication network. A method for controlling an audio/video bridging (avb) stream in an in-vehicle ethernet communication network may include configuring an avb frame using audio/video (av) data received from an upper application layer, acquiring a stream subtype identifier (id) corresponding to the configured avb frame, identifying a host having generated the avb frame, identifying a domain including the identified host, identifying a stream class of the avb frame, generating an avb stream id based on the acquired stream subtype id, the identified host, the identified domain and the identified stream class, and transmitting the generated avb stream id in the avb frame to a sub layer..
Hyundai Motor Company


Methods and apparatuses for improved ethernet path selection using optical levels


Methods and apparatuses are provided to employ an enhanced loss of signal (elos) function in network equipment (ne) such as an ethernet switch that is coupled to an optical path by a transceiver (e.g., an sfp). Diagnostics such as optical path receive (rx) level from the transceiver are used by the elos function to regenerate los status from the transceiver when either los or designated low rx level conditions exist.
Hubbell Incorporated




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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