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Method for accessing wireless local area network, access point and wireless local area network system

Systems and methods for avoiding interference for a peer-to-peer network connection

Cooperative wireless networks

Date/App# patent app List of recent Local Area Network-related patents
08/28/14
20140245441
 Apparatus for analyzing vulnerability of wireless local area network patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus for analyzing vulnerability of wireless local area network
Disclosed herein is an apparatus for analyzing the vulnerability of a wireless local area network (lan). The apparatus includes a collection unit, an analysis unit, and an attack unit.
08/28/14
20140245410
 Method and system for authenticating a network node in a uam-based wlan network patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for authenticating a network node in a uam-based wlan network
The invention relates to a method and system for authenticating a mobile network node in a wireless local area network, wherein the mobile network node requests access to the wlan at an access point. Within a closed first network region, before authentication all network protocol layers up to the layer 3 protocol layer (l3) are set up.
08/28/14
20140245138
 Document conversion and printing patent thumbnailnew patent Document conversion and printing
A system for converting and printing documents is disclosed herein. An example includes a repository having a plurality of documents and a user-interface to select at least one of the documents from the repository.
08/28/14
20140244733
 Method, apparatus, device and system for generating dhcp snooping binding table patent thumbnailnew patent Method, apparatus, device and system for generating dhcp snooping binding table
A method, an apparatus, a device, and a system for generating a dynamic host configuration protocol snooping (dhcp) snooping binding table. The method includes: constructing a request packet for obtaining information about a dhcp client, and sending the request packet to a dhcp server; receiving a response packet corresponding to the request packet, and extracting the information about the client from the response packet, where the information about the client includes the client's internet protocol (ip) address and media access control (mac) address; and obtaining the client's virtual local area network (vlan) number and ingress port number through the mac address, and generating the dhcp snooping binding table.
08/28/14
20140241451
 Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for the same patent thumbnailnew patent Method for transmitting control information and apparatus for the same
Methods and devices for transmitting or receiving data in a wireless local area network are provided. The method in one embodiment includes transmitting, by a transmitter, a first long training field (ltf) to a receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a very high throughput (vht)-sig-a field to the receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a second ltf for multiple input multiple output (mimo) channel estimation to the receiver; transmitting, by the transmitter, a vht-sig-b field to the receiver; and transmitting, by the transmitter, a data field to the receiver, wherein the first ltf, the vht-sig-a field, the second ltf, the vht-sig-b field and the data field are sequentially transmitted, and wherein the second ltf and the data field are mapped to at least one spatial stream based on a mapping matrix but the first ltf and the vht sig-a field are not mapped to the at least one spatial stream..
08/28/14
20140241333
 Method and an apparatus for access network selection in visited network in a wireless communication system patent thumbnailnew patent Method and an apparatus for access network selection in visited network in a wireless communication system
A wireless communication system is disclosed. More particularly, access network selection scheme in visited network in a wireless communication system are disclosed.
08/28/14
20140241296
 Cooperative wireless networks patent thumbnailnew patent Cooperative wireless networks
A cooperative multi-user multiple input, multiple output (mimo) system coordinates spatially distributed transceiver stations for communicating with wireless client devices. The system comprises a network interface communicatively coupled to the transceiver stations via a backhaul network, which may comprise a wireless local area network.
08/28/14
20140241268
 Method for accessing wireless local area network, access point and wireless local area network system patent thumbnailnew patent Method for accessing wireless local area network, access point and wireless local area network system
This application discloses a method for accessing a wireless local area network, an access point and a wireless local area network system. The access point obtains an uplink access collision value and broadcasts a first clear to send signal to all the stations associated with the access point when it is determined that the uplink access collision value exceeds a preset threshold.
08/28/14
20140241187
 Systems and methods for avoiding interference for a peer-to-peer network connection patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for avoiding interference for a peer-to-peer network connection
Systems and methods are described herein for avoiding interfering with 5 ghz frequency band signals with a peer-to-peer wireless local area network connection. A peer-to-peer client is notified of radar signals in proximity to the client over a master-to-client wireless local area connection with an enterprise access point.
08/21/14
20140237514
 Method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content
A method and apparatus for secure transfer and playback of multimedia content enables the secure transfer of multimedia content from a digital video recorder (dvr) to a personal computer (pc) and further to a handheld device. A dvr determines which devices on a local area network (lan) are authorized to share and/or retrieve content from the dvr.
08/21/14
20140237086
Method of saving content to a file on a server and corresponding device
The invention relates to a method and a device for converting a data stream transporting content into a file on a server, the content including timestamps for its playback, the timestamps indicating the time elapsed since the start of said content, the method being wherein it includes steps for receiving, from a broadcast channel, streaming content, calculating at least one piece of temporal playback information from at least one of the timestamps and a reference clock, the reference clock being the time reference for a local area network, saving the content to a file on a server, the server file being accessible by a playback terminal connected to the local area network, and saving a piece of temporal playback information to a server file or to a description file associated with the server file.. .
08/21/14
20140237080
Smart grid portal election
A smart node in a local area network, the smart node comprising a first transceiver module for communicating with a plurality of other nodes in the local area network, a second transceiver module for communicating with an access node in a wide area network, and a processor that is configured to establish a connection with at least one neighboring node in the local area network, determine a portal candidate score for the smart node based on at least one node characteristic value, determine if the smart node is acceptable to act as a portal between the local area network and the wide area network, and connect, in the case that the smart node is acceptable to act as a portal, to the access node in the wide area network.. .
08/21/14
20140235277
Crowd formation based on wireless context information
Systems and methods are disclosed for forming crowds of users based on wireless contexts of corresponding mobile devices of the users. In general, wireless contexts of mobile devices of a number of users are obtained.
08/21/14
20140233667
Method and apparatus for supporting management actions for very high throughput in wireless communications
A method and apparatus may be used in very high throughput (vht) wireless local area network (wlan) management actions. Management action frames such as vht action frames may be used to implement vht features in wlans.
08/21/14
20140233553
Method and apparatus for transmitting acknowledgement frame in wireless local area network
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for transmitting an acknowledgement frame in a wireless local area network. The method includes: generating an acknowledgement frame for a send frame, where the acknowledgement frame includes a short acknowledgement frame, and the short acknowledgement frame includes an stf, an ltf, and a sig; and sending the acknowledgement frame.
08/21/14
20140233548
Method and system for managing a wireless network comprising a distributed antenna system (das)
A method and a system are provided for reducing collisions created between endpoints in a wireless local area network environment incorporated with a distributed antenna system (das), wherein the das comprises a plurality of station units (stus) each adapted to communicate wirelessly with one or more wireless stations, and at least one access point unit (apu) connected to the plurality of stus and adapted to communicate with a respective access point. The method comprises: at a first stu belonging to the plurality of stus, receiving a first signal transmitted wirelessly; conveying the first signal towards the apu; and at the apu, adapting the conveyed signal to be transmitted to the access point associated with the apu, and in response to receiving the first signal, conveying a return signal towards at least two stus belonging to the plurality of stus..
08/21/14
20140233545
Establishing secure connection between mobile computing device and wireless hub using security credentials obtained from remote security credential server
A mobile computing device includes a first wireless local area network adapter; a wireless wide area network adapter configured to connect to a remote security credential server across a wireless wide area network; an optical scanner or a near field radio communication adapter. The mobile computing device is configured to obtain information regarding security credentials from at least one of an optical scan of an optical tag and a near field radio communication exchange with a near field radio communication tag; obtain the security credentials from the remote security credential server across the wireless wide area network by providing the information regarding the security credentials to the remote security credential server which responds with the security credentials; and use the security credentials to establish a secure wireless network connection between the first wireless local area network adapter and a second wireless local area network adapter of a wireless hub..
08/21/14
20140233467
Scheduled absence on a wireless local area network
A method for scheduling absence periods on a wlan is provided. The method can include a wlan station joining a wlan served by a wlan access point using an operating channel; formatting a message defining an absence schedule of absence periods during which the wlan station will be off of the operating channel and unavailable to receive traffic on the operating channel; sending the message to the wlan access point to register the absence schedule with the wlan access point; and leaving and returning to the operating channel in accordance with the absence schedule after the absence schedule has been registered with the wlan access point..
08/21/14
20140233406
Determining parameters of an access point
A method and system are described for determining parameters of an access point (ap). In the described embodiments, during a first time period, a portable electronic device (ped) scans for aps on a wireless local area network (wlan) channel.
08/14/14
20140229436
Method of file synchronization and electronic device thereof
A method of file synchronization for a first electronic device offline logging into a local area network is disclosed. The method includes searching for at least one second electronic device logging into the local area network, transmitting a first operational serial number to the second electronic device and receiving a second operational serial number from the second electronic device, determining one of the first and second electronic devices as a temporary server according to the first operational serial number and the second operational serial number, and performing file synchronization with the temporary server..
08/14/14
20140226818
Access point device and system for wireless local area network, and related methods
The present invention provides an access point device and system for a wireless local area network, and related methods thereof. On the access point device, a same ess is divided into a plurality of vlans, wherein the access point device comprises a broadcast key management module which is used for managing broadcast keys encrypting broadcast information and a broadcast key storage device which is used for storing the broadcast keys.
08/14/14
20140226768
Gain control in a communication channel
Methods and apparatuses for reducing dc offsets in a communication system are described. In a first aspect, a feedback loop circuit reduces dc offset in a wireless local area network (wlan) receiver channel.
08/14/14
20140226670
Enhanced hierarchical virtual private local area network service (vpls) system and method for ethernet-tree (e-tree) services
A network apparatus comprising a trunk end point associated with an ethernet-tree (e-tree) service in a network domain and configured to forward a frame that comprises a tag according to the tag in the frame, wherein the tag in the frame is a root tag that indicates a root source of the frame or a leaf tag that indicates a leaf source of the frame, and wherein the trunk end point is coupled to a second end point associated with the e-tree service outside the network domain.. .
08/14/14
20140226664
Method, apparatus, and system for implementing private network traversal
A method, an apparatus, and a system for implementing private network traversal are disclosed, where a message exchanged between a turn server in a public network and a communications terminal in a local area network is transmitted through a pre-established websocket connection. The method includes: receiving, by the turn server, a resource allocate request sent by the communications terminal, allocating a relay address and a resource port for the communications terminal; receiving a turn data packet sent by the communications terminal, where the turn data packet includes communication data and a multiplexing identifier, and sending the communication data to the remote node through the communications channel identified by the multiplexing identifier, thereby solving a problem in an existing turn technology that in case that a firewall only opening an http port is deployed, communication between a communications terminal in a local area network and a remote node cannot be implemented..
08/14/14
20140226651
Wireless transmit/receive unit for providing services or activities in a wireless local area network
The present invention relates to a wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru), and to a communication method using same, that support ms-based social communication services or activities. The communication method for the wtru according to one embodiment disclosed in the present description is characterized by comprising the steps of: generating a first service or activity; transmitting, to a second wtru, a beacon signal including information on the properties of a radio resource corresponding to the first service or activity; receiving, from the second wtru, an adjustment request for the first service or activity; adjusting the properties of a radio resource corresponding to the first service or activity in response to the request; and transmitting, to the second external wtru, an adjustment response on the first service or activity including the result of the adjustment..
08/14/14
20140226524
Node placement method within a wireless network, such as a wireless local area network
The disclosure includes a method of and associated system for placing nodes in a wireless local area network (wlan). The method includes receiving user-specified parameters regarding the network.
08/14/14
20140226462
Wireless access point array
A system of at least one wireless access device in a local area network (lan) having a plurality of transceivers. Each transceiver has a directional antenna positioned in a substantially circular array to communicate signals with a plurality of stations in a corresponding sector.
08/07/14
20140222541
Method and apparatus for value allocation exchange
A value allocation brokerage and exchange system. In one embodiment, the value allocation brokerage and exchange system comprises a broker server used to buy and sell points over the internet.
08/07/14
20140221004
System and method for geography-based correlation of cellular and wlan identifiers
Methods and systems for tracking mobile communication terminals based on their identifiers. The disclosed techniques identify cellular terminals and wireless local area network (wlan) terminals that are likely to be carried by the same individual, or cellular and wlan identifiers that belong to the same multi-mode terminal.
08/07/14
20140220974
Low overhead mobility in local area wireless network
In a heterogeneous network, enhanced handover and reestablishment procedures are proposed within a local area network. The enhanced procedures are more efficient, e.g., with less signaling and less data interruption than the legacy mobility mechanism.
08/07/14
20140219282
Method and apparatus for simulating ip multinetting
Ip multinetting on a local area network is simulated by performing vlan translation at a port connecting to the local area network. This allows ip addresses from multiple subnets to be associated with a single vlan on the local area network (lan), while allowing the core switch to process the packets with a one-to-one correspondence between ip subnet and vlan.
08/07/14
20140219263
Method for providing information of access point selection
A method for providing information of access point (ap) selection in a wireless local area network (wlan) system, the method including receiving from candidate aps the ap selection information including channel correlation information for other stations associated with the candidate aps; and selecting one ap from candidate aps according to the channel correlation information corresponding to the candidate aps. Accordingly, a gain of multi-user multiple input multiple output (mimo) can be increased, and an ap suitable for a terminal can be selected..
08/07/14
20140219177
Coaxial cable interface to outdoor broadband unit
A network device within an outdoor broadband unit receives, via ethernet over coaxial cable signals, internet protocol (ip) data traffic originating from a device within a local area network (lan). The ip data traffic is buffered in a memory within the outdoor broadband unit.
08/07/14
20140219156
Optimizing wireless local area network communications
A method and apparatus for optimizing wireless local area network communications are described including receiving a request, from a wireless device, to join a multicast group in order to receive multicast data, determining if the request is a request from a subsequent wireless device for the same multicast data, converting the multicast data to unicast data, if the request is not from a subsequent wireless device or the request is not for the same multicast data and transmitting the converted data to the wireless device that requested the multicast data.. .
08/07/14
20140218260
Flexible pifa antenna with tunable coupling element
A modified pifa antenna is designed for wireless local area network (wlan) applications. The modified pifa antenna is configured to resist detuning effects caused by use of various cable lengths and is adapted for use in the 2.4 ghz operation band.
08/07/14
20140217903
Networked, wireless lighting control system with distributed intelligence
A programmable lighting control system integrates time-based, sensor-based, and manual control of lighting and other loads. The system includes one or more groups of controlled lighting areas, which may be, e.g., floors of a building.
07/31/14
20140215583
Wireless local area network authentication method and mobile terminal
A wireless local area network authentication method is provided that includes: automatically obtaining, by a mobile terminal, an access account and an access password; and automatically sending, by the mobile terminal, a web authentication request to a network server, where the web authentication request carries the access account and the access password. A corresponding mobile terminal is also provided.
07/31/14
20140213256
Apparatus and method of network selection based on available bandwidth
Methods, systems, and devices are described for network selection by a mobile device that enables a network selection based, at least in part, on a network access policy that indicates use of a radio access technology (rat) based on one or more network characteristics. The network access policy may be selectively applied based on one or more predetermined conditions, such as a time of day, mobile device location, rat access cost, roaming status, subscription profile, and/or data usage, for example, in some examples, when the network access policy is applied, the mobile device may be configured to select from among a number of access nodes that may operate using different rats, such as cellular access node(s) or wireless local area network (wlan) access node(s).
07/31/14
20140211776
Method and apparatus for selecting wireless local area network to be accessed by a user equipment within a cell in a mobile communication system
A method and apparatus for selecting a wireless local area network (lan) within a cell to be accessed by a user equipment (ue) in a mobile communication system are provided. The method includes performing, when a request for information regarding wireless lan access points (aps) within the cell is received, a search for the wireless lan aps and transmitting a report indicating a search result to a serving evolved node b (enb); receiving, from the serving enb, updated information on wireless lan aps based on report indicating the search result; determining whether to perform a re-search for the wireless lan aps based on the updated information on the wireless lan aps; and performing, in response to determination to perform the re-search for the wireless lan aps, the re-search and selecting aps to be accessed based on a result of the re-search..
07/31/14
20140211705
Method for device-to-device communication based on wireless local area network and apparatus for the same
Methods for device-to-device communication based on wireless local area network are disclosed. A method for device-to-device communications performed in a first terminal may comprise configuring a default bearer by interworking with a core network supporting cellular communication, configuring a session by interworking with the core network, discovering a counterpart terminal performing device-to-device communications with the first terminal based on a request of configuring a dedicated bearer, and configuring a communication path according to a communication mode determined based on a result of the discovering.
07/31/14
20140211703
Method of operation in wireless local area network system and apparatus supporting the same
A method of operating in a wireless local area network system is provided. The method includes receiving a channel usage response from an access point, the channel usage response comprising channel usage information and transmit power regulation information, the channel usage information being for coexistence with an infrastructure network, and operating by using the channel usage information.
07/31/14
20140211680
Communication method and communication apparatus by station that operates in power safe mode in wireless lan system
A method for communication performed by a station in a wireless local area network system is provided. The method includes receiving a first change sequence from an access point, transmitting a probe request frame to an access point in order to request updated system information, the probe request frame including the first change sequence, and receiving a probe response frame from the access point in response to the probe request frame.
07/24/14
20140207356
Method and device for communicating true runway braking performance using data from the flight data management systems of landed aircraft
This invention relates to a computer network for calculating and distributing the true braking coefficient of aircraft on runways and taxiways using a computer which obtains data from an aircraft, including in some preferable embodiments dynamic aircraft properties recorded on the aircraft's flight data management system. Environmental and aircraft parameters may also be used to calculate the braking friction coefficient.
07/24/14
20140206346
Method, apparatus, and computer program product for power save control for tethering connections
Example method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed for configuring a mobile wireless hotspot in a wireless network. Example embodiments of the invention include a method comprising: establishing, by a mobile hotspot device, a control channel with a wireless device, using an out-of-band communications connection in an out-of-band communications medium; and exchanging, by the wireless device over the control channel, with the mobile hotspot device, by at least one of transmitting or receiving in-band communications connectivity configuration information to enable power saving features and optimize activity times in an in-band communications tethering connection with the mobile hotspot device in an in-band communications medium, for relaying by the mobile hotspot device, communications between the wireless device and one or more entities in at least one of a wide area communications network and a wireless local area network provided by the mobile hotspot device..
07/24/14
20140204934
System for connecting to wireless local area networks while in motion to send and receive gps data and other information to a web portal or software application
A process for detecting and connecting a gps-enabled device to available in-range wireless local area networks (wlans), particularly while the device is in motion. Once connected, the gps enabled device sends and receives data and other information from a web service or software application.
07/24/14
20140204933
Neighbor scanning in wireless local area networks
An access point includes a transmitter configured to transmit signals, a receiver configured to receive signals, and a timing information device. The timing information device is configured to receive a timing information request from a station associated to the access point, receive timing information for a beacon signal sent by a second access point, and report the timing information to the station.
07/24/14
20140204932
Supporting emergency calls on a wireless local area network
Several methods are provided for communicating emergency call capability information between a station and an access point (ap) in a wireless local area network. The methods include advertising by the ap of its emergency call capabilities and announcing by the station of its emergency call capabilities.
07/24/14
20140204929
Method and apparatus for controlling wireless lan access point selection of user equipment in wireless communication system
Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling wireless local area network (wlan) selection in a wireless communication system. Information on a limitation of managed objects, indicating whether to allow reception of a wlan selection policy from a roaming network, is received.
07/24/14
20140204927
Determining to use multi-ran interworking by correlating different ran identifiers
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide a method for confirming identity of a user equipment (ue) registered in both a wireless local area network (wlan) and wwan. A method is provided for wireless communications by a base station (bs).
07/24/14
20140204924
Method and apparatus of performing a discovery procedure
The present invention is directed to a method and an apparatus for use in a wireless communication system. Specifically, the present invention is directed to a method of performing a discovery procedure for a prose and an apparatus therefore, in which the method comprises: scanning one or more wireless local area network access points (wlan aps); transmitting a scan result for the one or more wlan aps to a cellular network entity; and initiating the discovery procedure for the prose, if the discovery procedure for the prose is allowed by the cellular network entity as a response to the scan result..
07/24/14
20140204904
Optimized offloading to wlan in 3gpp-rat mobility
System and method embodiments are provided for optimizing offloading wireless services to a wlan in 3gpp-rat mobility. The embodiments enable changing network priority based on changing network conditions.
07/24/14
20140204891
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving frame on the basis of frequency selection transmission
A method for communicating in a wireless local area network is provided. The method includes receiving allowed channel information from a second station, the allowed channel information indicating whether at least one channel is allowed for transmission, selecting, by the first station, at least one operating channel from the at least one allowed channel, and transmitting, by the first station, frames on the at least one selected operating channel.
07/24/14
20140204850
Method and apparatus for wireless communication on heterogeneous networks
Disclosed is a method for wireless communication on heterogeneous networks. The method includes receiving, by a user equipment (ue), wireless local area network (wlan) access information from a base station, performing, by the ue, an initial channel access to an access point (ap) based on the wlan access information, wherein the wlan access information includes beacon information to receive a beacon frame from the ap, identity information indicating an identifier of the ap and measurement information indicating a measurement configuration of the ue..
07/17/14
20140201733
Scalable network overlay virtualization using conventional virtual switches
In one embodiment, a system includes a server running a virtualization platform, the virtualization platform including logic adapted for creating one or more virtual machines (vms) and logic adapted for managing a virtual switch (vswitch), a controller in communication with the server, the controller including logic adapted for assigning a media access control (mac) address and a virtual local area network (vlan) identifier (id) to each of the one or more vms, wherein a specific tenant to which the one or more vms belongs is indicated using a tenant id derived from the vlan id, the mac address, or a combination thereof. Other systems, methods, and computer program products are also described according to more embodiments..
07/17/14
20140201340
System and method for automatic configuration and management of home network devices
Embodiments of a method and system for automatically installing and managing consumer devices in a home network environment are described. A system implements automated configuration and maintenance of devices and their peripherals that connect to the home network, in particular the establishment of a distributed system that serves as a service platform which facilitates automated discovery and initial and ongoing deployment of a home networks and the devices that may interact with or connect to their network automatically or through manual means.
07/17/14
20140200000
System and method for network selection
Embodiments are provided for supporting network selection for wireless networks and network service providers/operators. The embodiments include procedures that integrate wireless network and service provider/operator selection policies and methods.
07/17/14
20140199996
Wireless communication system utilizing enhanced air-interface
In a long term evolution (lte) environment, the lte network can coordinate with a subscribing user equipment to manage offloading to a wireless local area network (wlan) access point or other base station. In doing so, the serving base station on the lte network can acquire device capabilities of the user equipment and provide configuration details to the user equipment based on those capabilities.
07/17/14
20140198802
Method to selectively add priority tagging to network traffic
A gateway device communicates with a client device on a local area network. The gateway device receives a dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) request from the client device; wherein the dhcp request includes information indicating whether, or not, the client device supports quality of service (qos) treatment; and if the client device supports qos treatment, the gateway device sends packets destined for the client device with qos priority tagging information; and if the client device does not support qos treatment, the gateway device sends packets destined for the client device without qos priority tagging information..
07/17/14
20140198795
Metro ethernet network with scaled broadcast and service instance domains
A method of operation for a provider edge device of a core network includes receiving a customer frame from an access network; the customer frame having a first virtual local area network (vlan) tag of a first predetermined bit length. The first vlan tag including a service instance identifier.
07/17/14
20140198784
Wireless transmission device and wireless transmission method
A wireless transmission device includes a wireless reception unit which receives and demodulates a wireless frame in which a local area network (lan) signal including a timing packet and an error detection code are multiplexed and converted into a high-frequency wireless output signal from a wireless transmission path, separates the lan signal from the demodulated wireless frame, and calculates a wireless frame error rate by detecting a signal error of the wireless frame from the error detection code within the wireless frame, and a holdover switching unit which switches an operation mode from a timing reproduction mode in which a clock and a timing pulse are output based on a cycle and a phase reproduced from a timing packet included in the lan signal to a holdover mode in which a clock and a timing pulse are output based on a cycle and a phase saved at a normal time when the wireless frame error rate calculated by the wireless reception unit is greater than a first threshold value.. .
07/17/14
20140198702
Method and system for enabling multicast distribution of mobile device update data
An approach for enabling load efficient delivery of updates and other content to mobile devices is described. A device management platform determines to communicate with a mobile device configured to operate over a cellular network and a local area network, wherein the local area network includes a customer premise gateway.
07/17/14
20140198698
System and method for filtering broadcast messages received over a wireless local area network
A user device configured to communicate with a remote device via a wireless access point (wap) listens on one or more active ports for data sent by the wap while in a sleep mode. Upon receiving data, the user device identifies the port over which it received the data and determines whether that port is on a list of active ports.
07/10/14
20140195934
Automated discovery and switch of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of a networked media device through an operating system of the mobile device
A method, apparatus and/or system related to automated discovery and switch of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of a networked media device through an operating system of the mobile device is disclosed. In one aspect, a method of a mobile device includes accessing a multicast capability of an operating system responsive to a user interacting with an indicator on a menu bar of an operating system of the mobile device, determining if there is a pairable application locally stored on a networked media device that is compatible with the operating system on the mobile device when a multicast message is broadcast from the operating system to the networked media device communicatively coupled to the mobile device through a local area network, and communicating a mirror sequence from the operating system to the pairable application..
07/10/14
20140195806
Secure communication method
A first computing device receives over a telecommunications network from a second computing device a verification message encrypted using a public key. The verification message is generated by the second computing device when initiating a call to the first computing device.
07/10/14
20140195649
Automatic detection of a similar application stored on a networked media device through a multicast capability of an operating system accessed through an application of a mobile device
A method, apparatus and/or system related to automatic detection of a similar application stored on a networked media device through a multicast capability of an operating system of a mobile device. In one embodiment, a method of a mobile device includes accessing a multicast capability of an operating system through an application of the mobile device, determining if there is a similar application locally stored on a networked media device to the application on the mobile device when a multicast message is broadcast to the networked media device communicatively coupled to the mobile device through a local area network, and automatically launching the similar application on the networked media device based on a communication of the multicast message from the mobile device to the networked media device..
07/10/14
20140195639
System, method, and apparatus for communicating data
A system includes first and second hubs. The first hub is configured to communicate data with a medical device through a local area network and package the data into at least one application-layer packet.
07/10/14
20140195584
Communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle
A system, apparatus and method related to a communication dongle physically coupled with a media device to automatically discover and launch an application on the media device and to enable switching of a primary output display from a first display of a mobile device to a second display of the media device through an operating system of the mobile device sharing a local area network with the communication dongle is disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a mobile device to access a multicast capability of an operating system responsive to a user interacting with an selector on a header bar of a browser application of the mobile device and/or an indicator on a menu bar of the operating system of the mobile device, a media device, and a communication dongle that communicatively couples the mobile device with the media device through a local area network that is commonly shared between the mobile device and/or the communication dongle..
07/10/14
20140195349
Method and system for distributing targeted advertising and intuitive wayfinding
The present invention is a method for displaying messaging, wayfinding and advertising on interactive kiosks and digital wireless communication devices including handheld portable devices within a wireless local area network (wlan) or through the internet. The information is stored in databases connected to the internet that include maps of shopping centers or malls, data regarding user profiles, product categories and product brands which provide users the ability to search the database and interact with the maps and point-of-purchase advertising.
07/10/14
20140194100
Enabling a wireless communication device to swtich from one local network to a separate wide area network for a high priority multicast group communication
The disclosure is related to group communications over multimedia broadcast/multicast services (mbms). An aspect determines whether a number of one or more user devices in an mbms coverage area participating in a group call is less than a threshold, and delivers a media stream for the group call to a user device of the one or more user devices over a wireless local area network (wlan) to which the user device is connected based on the number of the one or more user devices in the mbms coverage area being less than the threshold..
07/10/14
20140192794
Methods and apparatus to register with external networks in wireless network environments
Example methods and apparatus to register a device at a wireless local area network are disclosed. A disclosed example method involves receiving a registration request from the device, and sending a response to the device in response to the registration request, the response including one or more registration plans associated with registering the device for network access via the wireless local area network.
07/10/14
20140192788
Multi-radio controller and methods for preventing interference between co-located transceivers
Embodiments of a multi-radio controller and methods for preventing interference between co-located transceivers are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the multi-radio controller operates within a multi-radio device and is configured to cause a wireless local area network (wlan) transceiver to transmit a triggering frame after an active period of a wireless wide-area network (wwan) transceiver.
07/10/14
20140192658
Dynamic selection of positioning system and display map
Systems, apparatus and methods for determining whether to use an indoor map or an outdoor map based on local area network (lan) signals from access points (aps) are disclosed. If only weak ap signals belonging to a location content identifier (lci) are received, prior art systems display an indoor map associated with the lci.
07/10/14
20140192642
Mobile device with cellular-wlan offlaod using passive load sensing of wlan
Apparatus and methods are provided for switching between a wireless local area network (lan) and a cellular network for a user equipment's (ue) data communication by passively sensing the load on the wireless lan. A method is disclosed that includes detecting an access point associated with a wireless lan and receiving packets that are transmitted by other devices that are using the wireless lan.


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Local Area Network topics: Local Area Network, Access Point, Communications, Transceiver, Data Packet, Virtual Machine, Network Device, Electronic Device, Group Identifier, Transmitter, Modulation Coding Scheme, Modulation, Basic Service Set, Data Frame, Vlan Translation

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