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Date/App# patent app List of recent Network Device-related patents
02/04/16
20160037530 
 Method, network device, and system for transmit power control during device-to-device communication patent thumbnailnew patent Method, network device, and system for transmit power control during device-to-device communication
Disclosed are a method, network device, and system for transmit power control during d2d communication. The method comprises: a network device determines the maximum allowed transmit power of a first terminal on the basis of the maximum level of interference that a cellular network can handle and/or the maximum level of interference that the first terminal is allowed to cause to a receiving terminal, and sends said maximum allowed transmit power of the first terminal to the first terminal, said first terminal being the sending device of d2d communication; and the first terminal determines transmit power on the basis of said maximum allowed transmit power.
China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology


02/04/16
20160037492 
 Uplink and downlink configuration information transmission patent thumbnailnew patent Uplink and downlink configuration information transmission
Disclosed are an uplink and downlink configuration information transmission method and device. The method comprises: a network device generating dci containing tdd uplink and downlink configuration information; the network device use one pdcch or one epdcch to bear the dci containing the tdd uplink and downlink configuration information; and the network device sending the pdcch or the epdcch in at least one subframe in a predetermined subframe set..
China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology


02/04/16
20160037458 
 Method and system for adaptive cell size management patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for adaptive cell size management
The present disclosure discloses a method and system for adaptive cell size management. The system can determine a minimum snr value and one or more current environmental factors for a particular environment.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037435 
 Congestion control method and apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Congestion control method and apparatus
The present invention provides a congestion control method and apparatus. The method includes: sending, by a user equipment, a first network connection request to a network device of a first mobile network; receiving, by the user equipment, a first network connection rejection message from the network device, where the first network connection rejection message includes network switching indication information, where the network switching indication information is used for instructing the user equipment to switch to a second mobile network, and the network switching indication information is from a subscription manager sm; and accessing, by the user equipment, the second mobile network according to the network switching indication information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037417 
 Mobile communications method, device, and system patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile communications method, device, and system
The embodiments of present invention provide a mobile communications method, a device, and a system. The method is performed by an access network device, including: receiving, by using a terrestrial interface of a first network standard between an access network and a first core network, a first terrestrial interface message of the first network standard sent by the first core network; generating, according to an air interface protocol of an air interface of a second network standard between the access network and ue and the first terrestrial interface message, a first air interface message of the second network standard; and sending, by using the air interface of the second network standard, the first air interface message to the ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037390 
 Telecommunications network emergency-call handover patent thumbnailnew patent Telecommunications network emergency-call handover
Telecommunications network components configured to manage a handover of a communication session, e.g., an emergency communication session, of user equipment are described herein. A core network device may transmit respective handover queries to a plurality of anchoring network devices following a handover request from user equipment.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037384 
 Non-blocking uplink architecture for access points patent thumbnailnew patent Non-blocking uplink architecture for access points
The present disclosure discloses a method and a non-blocking uplink architecture for access points augmented by client association based load balancing. Specifically, an access point (ap) can receive a first data set using a particular radio of a plurality of radios, and then transmit the first data set to a network device by: (a) transmitting, to the network device, a first subset of the first data set using a first wired connection between the access point and the network device, and (b) transmitting, to the network device, a second subset of the first data set using a second wired connection between the access point and the network device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037360 
 Wireless sensor base station with coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless sensor base station with coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios
Techniques are disclosed for reducing interference, in a network device, among multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, a network device includes a first and a second wireless network circuit.
Netgear, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037330 
 Methods for group management, scheduling, and rate selection for mu-mimo using user location and other system parameters patent thumbnailnew patent Methods for group management, scheduling, and rate selection for mu-mimo using user location and other system parameters
Disclosed herein, one embodiment of the disclosure is directed to a system, apparatus, and method for grouping client devices for simultaneous mu-mimo transmissions. When client devices are being grouped for simultaneous mu-mimo transmissions, a first wireless network device may obtain information corresponding to a plurality of client devices that are associated with the first wireless network device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036946 
 Hitless pruning protocol upgrade on single supervisor network devices patent thumbnailnew patent Hitless pruning protocol upgrade on single supervisor network devices
Upon receiving a first message, from the second network device, indicating that the second network device is incompatible with one or more virtual local area network (vlan) pruning techniques, a timer on a first network device is configured to expire after a predetermined period of time. The first network device is configured to maintain a subscription for the second network device to one or more vlans until the timer expires.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036944 
new patent

Media content management


Embodiments include a system comprising a gateway that includes a processor coupled to sensors and/or network devices installed at a premises. The system includes a remote server coupled to the gateway and located remote to the premises.

02/04/16
20160036943 
new patent

Dns-enabled communication between heterogeneous devices


Methods and systems for an ipv4-ipv6 proxy mode for dns servers are provided. According to one embodiment, a dns query is received by a network device from a dual-stack client.
Fortinet, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036794 
new patent

Determining whether to use a local authentication server


The present disclosure discloses a method and a system for determining whether to use a local authentication server. Specifically, a first network device executing a first authentication server receives a request for authentication from a client device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036770 
new patent

Method to control dynamic host configuration protocol pool exhaustion in dynamic network environments


The present disclosure discloses a method and a network device for controlling dhcp pool exhaustion in dynamic network environments. Specifically, a network device determines that a client device is assigned an internet protocol (ip) address by a dhcp server.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036706 
new patent

Traffic control across a layer 2 layer 3 boundary in a software defined network


Traffic control can be provided across a layer 2-layer 3 boundary in a software defined network. A network controller can receive information related to a number of conditions in a software defined network (sdn) from a number of network devices.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


02/04/16
20160036695 
new patent

Self-bootstrapping bfd session over mpls lsp


A method is implemented by a network device in a network implementing penultimate hop popping (php) for internet protocol (ip)/multi-protocol label swapping (mpls). The network has a plurality of nodes.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160036668 
new patent

Adaptive centralized collection of performance management data using a metamodel


A method is provided for obtaining performance measurements via metamodels streamed from multiple types and models of network devices connected to a network. The method comprises installing a generic collection agent on a server connected to the network, retrieving the metamodels from the network devices by the collection agent, storing the metamodels in a collection of metamodels on the server to be accessed by the collection agent and the network devices, analyzing the metamodels to provide the network devices with addressing information, streaming the performance measurements from the network devices to the collection agent using the addressing information, and analyzing and storing the performance measurements for later use..
Accedian Networks Inc.


02/04/16
20160036664 
new patent

Continued deep packet inspection classification after roaming


A non-transitory computer readable medium when executed by one or more devices, causes performance of operations including forwarding, by a network device, a set of messages corresponding to a particular connection to a server, the set of messages being forwarded between a client device and a server via the network device, receiving, by the network device, a copy of a second set of messages corresponding to the particular connection that are transmitted between the client device and the server via without being transmitted through the network device, and analyzing, by the network device, both sets of messages to obtain a classification associated with the particular connection to the server.. .
Aruba Networks Inc.


02/04/16
20160036644 
new patent

Loop-free hybrid network


A loop-free hybrid network can include receiving an advertisement from a non-software defined network (sdn) network device, determining a network topology that includes the non-sdn network device and a number of sdn network devices, and sending an aggregating instruction to the non-sdn network device, wherein the aggregating instruction aggregates all connections between the non-sdn network device and the number of sdn network devices.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


02/04/16
20160036638 
new patent

Provisioning


Systems, apparatus and methods described herein are configured for creating or generating a configuration for a device that is to be newly added to a network and configured for configuration (e.g., automatic) of the device. In some embodiments, the systems, apparatus and methods described herein are further configured for setting up on or more devices to provide information about a configuration (e.g., location) and hostname or other identifier to the newly added network device..
Allied Telesis, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036634 
new patent

Zero touch configuration support for unniversal serial bus modem on a network device


The present disclosure discloses a method and a network device for zero touch configuration support for universal serial bus (usb) modem on a network device. Specifically, an access point determines an identifier of a network device connected to the access point, and location information corresponding to the access point.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036576 
new patent

Method and transmitting signal between user equipments


The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for transmitting a signal between user equipments. A quantity of ofdm symbols included in a first subframe sent by a first user equipment to a second user equipment is less than a quantity of ofdm symbols included in a second subframe sent by the first user equipment to a network device, where the second subframe includes 14 ofdm symbols, the first subframe includes 13, 12, or 7 ofdm symbols, and the ofdm symbol includes valid data and a cyclic prefix.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036572 
new patent

Dynamic control of channel sounding for transmit beamforming


The present disclosure discloses a system and method for dynamic control of channel sounding for transmit beamforming. Generally, sounding frames are periodically transmitted by a network device to a particular device at a first sounding interval.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035159 
new patent

Method for using mobile devices with validated user network identity as physical identity proof


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for using mobile devices with validated user network identity as physical identity proof. Responsive to successfully authenticating a client device for network access, a system generates a network credential for the client device and transmits the network credential to the client device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034851 
new patent

Virtual interview via mobile device


A device executes a virtual interview application, and receives first user input, via the virtual interview application, to create multiple first media clips for a first virtual interview, with each of the first media clips including a different interview question. The device submits, from the device to a remote network device, the multiple first media clips for conducting the first virtual interview with a plurality of first interviewees..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/28/16
20160029429 

D2d switchover method, system, and device


Embodiments of the present application relate to the technical field of wireless communication, in particular a d2d switchover method, system, and device, for solving the problem in prior art of the lack of mechanism for d2d switchover for d2d user devices under appropriate conditions so as to ensure the short-distance transmission quality in the situation where an lte system has too high a load and interference is too strong. Embodiments of the present invention comprise: a network device determines, according to resource management information and/or channel status information whether a d2d user device needs to perform a d2d switchover; when the d2d user device is determined to need to perform a d2d switchover, the d2d user device is triggered to switch to a heterogeneous system and conduct end-to-end communication, or to conduct end-to-end communication via the network device, or to conduct in the current system end-to-end communication not controlled by the network device.
China Academy Of Telecommunications Technology


01/28/16
20160029354 

Broadcast information sending method, broadcast information receiving method, device, and system


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a broadcast information sending method, a broadcast information receiving method, a device, and a system, relate to the communications field, and are used to reduce system overheads, and improve coverage performance. The method provided by the embodiments of the present invention includes: sending, by a network device on a physical broadcast channel pbch, pbch information to user equipment ue, and sending, by the network device, the pbch information in a specific radio frame in each period t of the pbch, where the pbch information only includes information about a system frame number sfn, and the period t is greater than one radio frame..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160029316 

Low battery indication for callers to mobile device


A network device receives battery status signals for multiple mobile devices and receives a notification of an incoming call from a calling device to a particular mobile device. The network device determines if a battery status, from the battery status signals, is available for the particular mobile device and provides, to the calling device, a challenge to solicit a categorization of the incoming call as important or not important when a battery status is available for the particular mobile device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/28/16
20160029292 

Network admission control


Systems and methods for managing a network are disclosed. One method can comprise determining a first modulation rate associated with a network device.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


01/28/16
20160029275 

Method for acquiring ue capability, terminal, and base station


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for acquiring a ue capability, a terminal, and a base station. A method for acquiring a ue capability includes: receiving, by a target base station, a handover request sent by a core network device or a source base station, where the handover request carries first ue capability information; and if the first ue capability information indicates an incomplete capability of a ue, after the ue is handed over to the target base station, the target base station determines, according to the first ue capability information, whether to acquire a complete capability of the ue..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160028860 

Method for parsing network packets having future defined tags


Methods and systems are provided for enabling existing or legacy network devices to handle packets defined in accordance with future-defined standards, without having to be re-configured to be compatible with these standards. A transmitting network device may generate packets, and may set in the packets indication fields (e.g., tag header type fields) to indicate when particular fields (e.g., tag header fields) are inserted into the packets, including unknown or newly-defined fields.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


01/28/16
20160028856 

Method, system and providing services across networks


The invention provides a method and a system for providing a service from a network device in a closed network to a client device outside of the closed network through a service portal. The method may include the steps of actively establishing a first connection between the network device and the service portal, receiving a request for the services from the client device via established first connection, retrieving data of service and sending back to the client device.
Miiicasa Taiwan Inc.


01/28/16
20160028830 

Rural area network device


Some embodiments of this disclosure operate a network device in conjunction with a social networking system. The operations can include establishing a network island by providing network connectivity in a local region via the network device; connecting the network device to an intermittent network channel that is not continuously active; when the intermittent network channel is active, receiving a content item via the intermittent network channel, wherein the content items is not destined for a specific device in the network island; and caching the content item in a cache storage of the network device such that the content item is available to be accessed by any computing device within the network island..
Facebook, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028650 

Method and system for a user to create favorite server lists for multiple services


The present disclosure discloses a method and system for a user to create favorite server lists for multiple services. Specifically, a network device receives a request for a particular service from a client device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028590 

Network device detection, identification, and management


A method for identifying devices on a network using a two-step process of first scanning a range network addresses for devices and then acquiring device information from each of the accessible devices. The method involves scanning the network for devices by sending a request to each of a plurality of network addresses, receiving a response from one or more of the devices, obtaining a hardware address for at least some of the responding devices, and identifying the device based on the hardware address.

01/28/16
20160028589 

Data loop detection


Data loop detection can include receiving, from a network controller, a forwarding rule at a designated network device, forwarding a loop-detect unit, via the designated network device, utilizing the received forwarding rule, and determining if the loop-detect unit is received by the designated network device.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


01/28/16
20160028488 

Optical transceiver


Disclosed is an optical transceiver. The optical transceiver that accesses each port of a network device includes: a recognition unit recognizing an optical transceiver that accesses another port of the network device; a message exchange unit exchanging a message with the optical transceiver that accesses another port; a time stamping unit recording time stamps for an input time and an output time of the message in the message; and a synchronization control unit performing time synchronization for a master optical transceiver by calculating an offset time and a network delay time by using the time stamps recorded in the exchanged message..
Opto Electronics Solutions Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021600 

Providing out-of-band management traffic and data traffic over a backup path via a dual use device


A device may receive incoming network traffic associated with a network device. The device may determine whether the incoming network traffic is management traffic or data traffic.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/21/16
20160021564 

Intelligent handling of voice calls from mobile voice client devices


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for intelligent handling of voice calls from mobile voice client devices. In some embodiments, the network device detects that a load, corresponding to a plurality of client devices associated with an access point, exceeds a particular threshold value.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021550 

Multicast aware beamforming for wireless local area networks


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for providing a multicast aware beamforming mechanism in a wlan. Specifically, a network device receives a multicast message to be transmitted to a plurality of client devices.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021545 

Communication coverage navigation


A network device may predict the use of a mobile device and configure a network based on the prediction. The network device may provide instructions to display coverage indicators for the mobile device based on the predictions..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/21/16
20160021516 

Data transmission method, apparatus, and system


The present invention relates to a data transmission method, apparatus, and system, where the method includes: receiving, by a base station, a multimedia broadcast multicast service mbms service transmission request and mbms service data that are sent by a core network device; after receiving the mbms service transmission request or the mbms service data, sending, by the base station, an mbms service paging message in a cell served by the base station; and sending, by the base station, the mbms service data to user equipment ue according to the mbms service transmission request. According to the present invention, a dynamic notification message initiated by a network can be received, and when the network needs to send mbms service data, a ue can receive the mbms service data in time..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021502 

Control based on geo-dependent conditions


A network device capable of performing rule-based actions dependent on geolocation-based conditions or realtime conditions from an external source. The network device can obtain its geolocation, obtain a rule based on a condition, query sources for and/or calculate updated statuses of the condition based on the geolocation, and perform actions based on the updated status of the condition, the geolocation, and the rule.
Belkin International, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021485 

Systems and methods for managing network devices


Methods and systems for pairing two or more devices, such as a remote control and a display device, are described. The controlling and managing can occur utilizing one or more network connections or communication paths.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


01/21/16
20160021253 

Managing data streams for a communication network


The present application details methods and systems for facilitating within a network-based communication system, a communication session between a group of network devices. For example, the network device receives incoming data streams from other network devices in the communication session.
Jive Communications, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021214 

Location approximation and discovery of wired servers


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for providing location approximation and discovery of wired servers in a network. Specifically, a network device can store information indicating that a first client device, with a first set of one or more characteristics, selected a particular shared device from a plurality of shared devices of a first type.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021205 

Automatic detection of vip guests on wireless networks


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for automatic detection of vip guests on wireless networks. The network device can receive a request for network access, by a client device used by a guest user, at a location associated with an entity.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021194 

Dynamic detection of inactive virtual private network clients


The present disclosure discloses a method and network device for dynamic detection of inactive virtual private network clients. Specifically, a network device receives periodic messages from a first device at a first interval, and determines a timeout value for the first device based at least on the first interval, at which the periodic messages are received from the first device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021150 

Method and system for managing a sip server


A method, system and computer program product are described for managing network communications to a session initiation protocol (sip) server capable of sip processing using a sip stack. A data packet is received from a network device.
Metaswitch Networks Ltd


01/21/16
20160021111 

Method, terminal device, and network device for improving information security


A method, a terminal device, and a network device are provided. The method of the present invention includes acquiring, by a terminal device, a key, an identity of the terminal device, and identification information of one or more applications on the terminal device, where identification information of different applications on the terminal device is different from each other, and the identity of the terminal device includes international mobile equipment identity (imei) and/or international mobile subscriber identity (imsi); generating, for identification information of one application by using a preset encryption algorithm according to the identity of the terminal device and the key, an encryption result corresponding to the application; and when the application runs on the terminal device, accessing a network by using the encryption result corresponding to the application.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021108 

Rule sets for client-applied encryption in communications networks


A rule set for client-applied encryption is created and deployed to a client device by a network device over a communications network. Encryption applied by the client in accordance with the rule set may form the basis of a secure connection in which encrypted information is encapsulated and tunneled across a network that includes a wireless or wired interface through which the client obtains network connectivity.
Surfeasy, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021077 

System and method employing an agile network protocol for secure communications using secure domain names


A system for connecting a first network device and a second network device includes one or more servers. The servers are configured to: (a) receive, from the first network device, a request to look up a network address of the second network device based on an identifier associated with the second network device; (b) determine, in response to the request, whether the second network device is available for a secure communications service; and (c) initiate a virtual private network communication link between the first network device and the second network device based on a determination that the second network device is available for the secure communications service, wherein the secure communications service uses the virtual private network communication link..
Virnetx, Inc.


01/21/16
20160020998 

A packet data network, a operating a packet data network and a flow-based programmable network device


A packet data network includes a flow-based programmable network device. The flow-based programmable network device includes a data plane having a plurality of input and output ports, a control interface and forwarding rules that map packets received on one of the input ports to one of the output ports based on a packet matching a rule in the forwarding rules.
Nec Europe Ltd.


01/21/16
20160020974 

Network device, communication method, program, and recording medium


According to the present invention, a network device includes a plurality of ports which are connected to a lan; a communication controller; and a communication shutoff release unit. The communication controller includes: a linkup detection unit, a loop detection frame sending out unit that sends out the loop detection frame from a linkup detected port, which is a port for which the linkup is detected, after a predetermined period from a time point when the linkup is detected by the linkup detection unit to the local area network, and a loop detection frame detection unit that detects the loop detection frame if the loop detection frame is received on the each port.
Allied Telesis Holdings K.k.


01/21/16
20160020969 

Mitigating reflection-based network attacks


In one embodiment, a network device routes traffic along a network path and receives a performance threshold crossing alert regarding performance of the network path. The network device detects that the performance threshold crossing alert is part of a potential network attack by analyzing, by the device, the performance threshold crossing alert.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


01/21/16
20160020954 

Network device configuration by mobile device


In one implementation, a wireless network device is automatically accessed and configured through a mobile device. The mobile device receives provisioning data encoded for installation and operation of a network device and decodes the provisioning data to identify at least one access parameter for the network device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


01/21/16
20160020885 

High-efficiency wireless local-area network devices and methods for acknowledgements during scheduled transmission opportunities


Embodiments of a system and method for acknowledging frames in a wireless network are generally described herein. In some embodiments, a wireless communication device may include a transmit/receive unit configured to receive data from a sender.

01/21/16
20160016596 

Train network management system and method


A train network management system for a train having a locomotive and railcars, including a node computer on the railcar and communicating with a high-speed network device for receiving and transmitting data over a high-speed network, and a locomotive computer on the locomotive and communicating with a high-speed network device for receiving and transmitting data over the high-speed network, where a communication path is generated between at least two high-speed network devices of the railcars and the high-speed network device of the locomotive, such that high-speed data communication is provided between the high-speed network devices of the railcars and the locomotive. A railcar network unit is also disclosed..
Wabtec Holding Corp.


01/21/16
20160015269 

Glucose measuring device integrated into a holster for a personal area network device


A glucose meter module integrated into a holster device that can securely accommodate another device such as a portable server device or an insulin pump is described. The glucose measuring module and the health device communicate with each other by a short range wireless modality.
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.


01/14/16
20160014885 

Network device, system and method having a rotated chip floorplan


An information processing system including a support structure supporting a plurality of blade boards configured to detachably couple to an electronic interface of the structure. The blade boards each include a printed circuit board having a front board edge, one or more optical interface modules positioned on the front edge of the circuit board and a processing chip coupled to the circuit board and having a plurality of pin outs that are each electrically coupled to at least one of the optical interface modules via one or more traces on the circuit board.
Xpliant, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014821 

Wireless adapter


The present embodiments relates to wireless adaptors. In one embodiment, a method is provided.
United States Foundation For Inspiration And Recognition Of Science And Technology


01/14/16
20160014820 

Set-top box setup via near field communication


A device may be configured to receive network information for connecting to a wireless network that is provided by a network device. The device may store the network information.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/14/16
20160014630 

Processing minimization of drive tests, network device, and communications system


The present invention relates to the field of communications, and in particular, to a processing method for minimization of drive tests, a network device, and a communications system. The method includes: obtaining, by a first network device, a virtual identity, where the virtual identity is corresponding to a real identity of a terminal; and sending, by the first network device, the virtual identity of the terminal performing minimization of drive tests and minimization of drive tests information, where the minimization of drive tests information includes at least one of a minimization of drive tests result and a trace recording session reference.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014607 

Method and system for enhanced wireless network security


A method, system, and computer program product for securing wireless network devices improves the security of wireless networks and devices, such as bluetooth networks and devices, to prevent security attacks on and hacking of such networks and devices. A method for secure wireless communications, comprises the steps of requesting a connection with a wireless device, determining whether the wireless device is trusted, determining a security policy of the wireless device, and establishing a connection with the wireless device if the wireless device is trusted and if the security policy of the wireless device is as expected..
Mcafee, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014537 

Calibration error conditions


Examples described herein involve identifying one or more error conditions during calibration of one or more playback devices in a playback environment. A microphone of a network device may detect and sample an audio signal while the one or more playback devices in the playback environment plays a calibration tone.
Sonos, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014536 

Playback device calibration


Examples described herein involve calibrating a playback device. An example implementation involves causing a network device to display a guide to calibrate at least one playback device, the guide comprising an indication that the network device is to be moved during a given time.
Sonos, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014534 

Playback device calibration


Examples described herein involve calibrating a playback device for a playback environment based on audio signals detected by a microphone of a network device as the network device moves about the playback environment. While the playback device is playing a first audio signal and the network device is moving within the playback environment from a first physical location to a second physical location, the network device may detect by a microphone of the network device, a second audio signal.
Sonos, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014189 

Communication method and communication program


A communication method includes, when a first communication packet transmitted from a first terminal which is deployed in a second physical machine group and included in a first segment is received, storing identification information of the first communication packet transmitted from the first terminal, first transmitting the first communication packet transmitted from the first terminal to the first network device based on path information included in the configuration information when the first communication packet transmitted from the first terminal is a communication packet to a second terminal included in a second segment, when the first communication packet is transmitted from the first network device, and second transmitting the received first communication packet transmitted from the first network device to the second terminal and updating the path information so as to transmit a communication packet transmitted from the first terminal without passing through the first network device.. .
Fujitsu Limited


01/14/16
20160014142 

Link discovery method and apparatus


The present application discloses a link discovery method and apparatus. The method includes: when a network device receives a first lldp packet sent by a directly connected device, determining a security level of the directly connected device according to an authentication tlv; if the security level of the directly connected device is secure, determining a device type of the directly connected device, and sending a second lldp packet to the directly connected device according to a correspondence between the device type of the directly connected device and a tlv.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014126 

Facilitating a secure 3 party network session by a network device


Facilitation of secure network traffic over an application session by an application delivery controller is provided herein. In some examples, a network device receives a tcp syn packet from a client device, to establish a tcp connection.
A10 Networks, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014048 

Servers, switches, and systems with switching module implementing a distributed network operating system


One networking device includes a switch module, a server, and a switch controller. The switch module has ports with a communications interface of a first type (ci1) and ports with a communications interface of a second type (ci2).
Pluribus Networks Inc.


01/14/16
20160014047 

Channel loading for one-to-many communications in a network


A master network device determines to transmit data from the master network device to a plurality of client network devices of a network. In one example, the master network device can generate a data frame including a payload with a plurality of symbols.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160014037 

Data packet transmission method and system, terminal device and network device


A data packet transmission method and system, a terminal device and a network device are disclosed. In the method, a terminal device acquires a condition on which a small data packet transmission mechanism is used; and if the condition is satisfied, the terminal device transmits a data packet according to the small data transmission mechanism, where the condition includes any one or more of the following: a data amount of the data packet is less than a first threshold; transmission of the data packet is within a pre-configured time; within a sliding time window, a total data amount of data packets that have been transmitted by the terminal device by using the small data packet transmission mechanism does not exceed a second threshold; an application class of the data packet is a pre-configured application class; and the terminal device is of a pre-configured access class..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014028 

Prefix distribution-based table performance optimization in sdn


Exemplary methods in a first network device in a control plane include generating a prefix distribution list comprising of prefix lengths and corresponding prefix counts, each prefix count identifies a total number of prefixes of each corresponding prefix length. In one embodiment, the methods include generating a priority distribution list comprising of priorities and corresponding rule counts, each rule count identifies a total number of rules of each corresponding priority.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/14/16
20160014023 

Forwarding table performance control in sdn


Exemplary methods for controlling forwarding table performance include a first network device in a control plane determining a first performance requirement of a first forwarding table in a forwarding plane based on an overall performance requirement of a plurality forwarding tables in the forwarding plane. In one embodiment, in response to determining the first forwarding table in the forwarding plane can be generated to satisfy the first performance requirement, the methods include the first network device sending a first message that includes the first performance requirement to a second network device in the forwarding plane, causing the second network device to generate the first forwarding table that satisfies the first performance requirement.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/14/16
20160014022 

Lsp establishment method and network device


An lsp establishment method and a network device, where the method includes: generating, by a first network device, a first path message, where the first path message carries an address of a second network device, and the first path message is used to request establishment a first lsp; and sending, the first path message to the second network device, and establishing the first lsp, where the first path message further carries an address of a target network device, so that the second network device stitches the first lsp and a second lsp according to the address of the target network device, so as to form a third lsp from the first network device to the target network device. This technical solutions are conducive to implementing convergence of an access network of an ip ran and an ip backbone network..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014013 

Method of routing and a device for an autonomous system


The disclosure relates to a method of routing for an autonomous system as in a communication system, in which the as comprises a plurality of network devices including a first network device and a second network device. The first network device distributes routing information to a forwarding table by calculating a first route from the first network device to the second network device.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160013978 

Method, system and logic for configuring a local link based on a remote link partner


Methods and systems are providing for configuring a port on a network device for communication with a port on a remote device. In one example, the network device receives, by a local port, a message from a physical coding sublayer (pcs) transmitter on the remote partner device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


01/14/16
20160013976 

Wireless through link traffic reduction


A network configuring method that includes receiving a first message at a first station from a second station that indicates message types that are not accepted by the second station, receiving a data packet, determining a message type for the data packet, discarding the data packet when the message type is not accepted by the second station, and forwarding the data packet when the message type is accepted by the second station. A network device that includes a transmitter, a receiver, a memory, and a processor configured to receive a first message from a station that indicates message types that are not accepted by the station, receive a data packet, determine a message type for the data packet, discard the data packet when the message type is not accepted by the station, and forward the data packet when the message type is accepted by the station..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


01/14/16
20160012260 

System and securing a computer port using shape memory alloys


Described herein are systems and methods for securing and regulating access to physical input/output (“i/o”) ports on a computing or network device. Novel devices and methods for authenticating a user or device while retaining operational security are disclosed.
Portal Locks, Llc


01/14/16
20160012259 

System and securing a computer port with an attached device using shape memory alloys


Described herein are systems and methods for securing and regulating access to physical input/output (“i/o”) ports on a computing or network device. Novel devices and methods for authenticating a user or device while retaining operational security are disclosed.
Portal Locks, Llc


01/14/16
20160012258 

System and securing an input/output port using shape memory alloys in a locking mechanism


Described herein are systems and methods for securing and regulating access to physical input/output (“i/o”) ports on a computing or network device. Novel devices and methods for physically securing an i/o port using a memory shape alloy is disclosed.
Portal Locks, Llc


01/14/16
20160011862 

Methods and improving compatibility between network devices


In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a network device configured to receive an anomaly database of a first image that stores a set of differences between the first image and a base image. The network device is configured to compare the anomaly database of the first image with an anomaly database of a second image storing a set of differences between the second image and the base image to determine if the first and second images include at least one incompatible critical feature or incompatible non-critical feature.
Juniper Networks, Inc.


01/14/16
20160008715 

Tracking apparatus


An apparatus is provided for gaming or for other purposes where tracking of the relative location of a plurality of individuals can be used which includes for each person a wireless network device connected to a network. Each device detects a current location of the device while being carried for communication to a server arranged to communicate through the network with each of the devices having a downloaded program to obtain repeatedly an indication of the current location of the device.
6317414 Manitoba Ltd


01/07/16
20160007230 

Network device and mobile station


A feedback packet is transmitted to an appropriate radio base station in rohc control. A radio base station (enb #1) of the invention includes a transmission unit (12) configured to send a mobile station (ue) instruction information prohibiting “piggybacking (sending of a feedback packet while adding the feedback packet to a data packet)” in the rohc control..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


01/07/16
20160007175 

Reducing provider costs related to e911 service


In compliance with regulatory requirements imposed on multicarrier wired/wireless network carriers, the disclosed system receives input representing a selection of a street address to be used as a current location associated with a user identity. The system determines an expiration date associated with the street address, designates the street address as a validated emergency contact location for the user identity in response to determining that the expiration date associated with the street address has not expired.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/07/16
20160007157 

Aggregation of mobile device data for facilitation of rule-based action


A network device can be placed in a central location to detect and disseminate mobile device data via a wireless network. The network device actions can be determined by an end-user device that receives subscription-based data.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


01/07/16
20160006989 

Surveillance systems and methods thereof


Surveillance systems and methods for detecting unauthorized access are provided. A network device having one or more cameras integrated therein is provided.

01/07/16
20160006848 

Dynamic contact sharing in a mesh network


A network device (100, 200, 330, 340, 540) comprising a memory (240), an interface (230) and a controller (210, 410) for use in a mesh network comprising at least one another network device (540c) wherein said memory (240) is configured for storing at least one contact (560) and said controller (210, 410) is configured to: receive a contact list (560) containing at least one contact from the another network device (540) and compare the at least one received contact with the at least one contact stored in the memory (240) and if there is no match, store the received at least one contact and forward said at least one received contact.. .
Terranet Ab


01/07/16
20160006831 

Remote access of media items


Methods and systems that facilitate the downloading of media items to a first network device from a second network device are disclosed. A plurality of media items are identified media item metadata associated with the plurality of media items is obtained from the second network device and stored on the first network device.
Apple Inc.


01/07/16
20160006799 

Utilizing a controller for preprogramming a network before removal of a network device


A first computing device determines that a first network device is to be removed from a network, where the network includes one or more network devices. The first computing device determines a first forwarding scheme for the network, where the first forwarding scheme does not include the first network device.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/07/16
20160006690 

Method of effective retaining of nat channel service


A method of effective retaining of nat channel service is provided. The method is applicable to a network system comprising at least one intranet device, a nat network device and at least one server, in which the nat network device is allocated with a plurality of nat channel ports.
Throughtek Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006663 

Method and system for compressing forward state of a data network


A method implemented in a network device of a software-defined network (sdn) system for compressing network state of the sdn system is disclosed. The method comprises combining flow tables for a set of the network elements into a combined table, wherein each row within the combined table is keyed off a common field of each flow table.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


01/07/16
20160006647 

Network device, communication method, program, and recording medium


According to the present invention, a network device includes a plurality of ports, a communication controller that controls communication on the each port, and a communication shutoff unit that shuts off communication on any of the ports. The communication controller includes a linkup detection unit that detects a linkup of the each port, a loop detection frame sending unit that sends a loop detection frame from a linkup detected port, which is a port for which the linkup is detected after a predetermined period from a time point when the linkup is detected by the linkup detection unit, and a loop detection frame detection unit that detects the loop detection frame if the loop detection frame is received on the each port.
Allied Telesis Holdings K.k.


01/07/16
20160006643 

Communication system


A communication system includes: a communication path instruction device which executes a communication path instruction process of giving an instruction to build a communication path in a given network to a network device installed in the network; the network device which builds the communication path in the network and processes given transmitted and received data, in response to the instruction by the communication path instruction device; and a control unit instructing another communication path instruction device different from the communication path instruction device to execute at least part of the communication path instruction process, at given timing.. .
Nec Corporation


01/07/16
20160006638 

Tracking virtual ip connection changes


Systems and methods are disclosed for designating a network device as a primary device for probing a virtual ip address and designating a second network device as a standby device for probing the virtual ip address. Results of probe requests may be shared with a plurality of network devices within a mesh..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


01/07/16
20160006634 

Network performance monitoring method and apparatus


Embodiments of the present application provide a network performance monitoring method and apparatus. The apparatus records a time (e.g.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/07/16
20160006255 

Intelligent electrical power network device


An intelligent electrical power network control and/or protection device comprises at least one power supply connection for connecting the device to a main power source and an auxiliary power source and at least one unit configured to monitor main power, the unit being configured to activate a signal indicating lack of main power in response to lack of main power. The device further comprises at least one unit configured to provide a state control operation for changing an operating state of at least one unit of the device or an operating state of at least one unit to be connected to the device from an operative mode t a power saving mode in response to the activated signal indicating the detected lack of main power..
Abb Technology Ag


01/07/16
20160005302 

Alarm


Embodiments are provided for displaying on a network device graphical display, an indication of an alarm, a media playback system playback zone associated with the alarm, and a control element for deactivating the alarm. The indication may be displayed in response to the network device receiving data indicating that the alarm is going off or is about to go off in the playback zone.
Sonos, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382436 

Light switch controlling light source via wireless transmission


This disclosure relates in general to a networked light switch. More specifically, the disclosure relates to a light switch that, in response to detecting a local input or motion, transmits a communication that causes another light switch to change a state of a light.
Belkin International, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382384 

Method and providing quality of service for web-based real-time communication


A method and apparatus are provided for web-based real-time communication. The method includes receiving, from a user equipment (ue), a message requesting information about an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) network to which the user equipment (ue) is to access; transmitting, to the ue, address information of the ims network to which the ue is to access, in response to the received message; and transmitting, to a network device of the ims network, information about the ue to request establishment of a bearer for a web-based real-time data service.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382322 

System and alerting a user on an external device of notifications or alerts originating from a network-connected device


Users are experiencing an increasing number of alerts and notifications on their mobile devices. When it is inconvenient or not possible to view the network-connected device, an accessory can be used to save time and avoid missing notifications.
Pebble Technology Corp.


12/31/15
20150382274 

System and an energy efficient network adaptor with security provisions


In accordance with an embodiment, a network device includes a network controller and at least one network interface coupled to the network controller that includes at least one media access control (mac) device configured to be coupled to at least one physical layer interface (phy). The network controller may be configured to determine a network path comprising the at least one network interface that has a lowest power consumption and minimum security attributes of available media types coupled to the at least one phy..
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382261 

Method and electronic device for operating communication service


Methods and devices are provided for operating a communication service. A communication control module of the electronic device transmits information related to operation of a circuit switching service to a network device supporting a packet switching service through a communication interface.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382189 

Key exchange method and apparatus


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a key exchange method and apparatus, which relate to the communications field, and can enable user equipments establishing a d2d link to share a set of keys, and further, information security can be achieved when a user equipment transmits service data or a signaling message through a ud interface. A specific solution is that: a network device acquires a first key, and sends a message including the first key to a second user equipment, so that the second user equipment uses, when communicating with a first user equipment by using a d2d link, the first key to protect transmitted information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150382152 

Method for determining location of wireless devices


Methods for determining a location of a client device in a wireless network having at least a first other network device with a known location are disclosed. Transmission-to-self calibrations are performed at the first other network device and/or the client device to determine rf group delay of the first other network device and/or the client device.
Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited


12/31/15
20150382148 

System and displaying mobility trails for mobile clients


The present disclosure discloses a system and a method for displaying mobile trails for mobile client devices. Specifically, a network device obtains a plurality of performance measurements and a corresponding plurality of physical locations for a client device over a period of time.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382143 

Method for determining location of wireless devices


A method for determining the location of a client device in a wireless network having at least a first and a second other network devices each with a known location is disclosed. The first other network device and the second other network device each transmit to the other two messages, and each acknowledges the first message sent by the other.
Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited




Network Device topics: Network Device, Ip Address, Communications, Heterogeneous Network, Heterogeneous, Executable, Access Control, Media Access Control, Flow Network, Telecommunications, Network Communication, Load Balancing, Telecommunication, Computer Program, Ip Multimedia Subsystem

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