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 Low-latency time-sharing media access control patent thumbnailLow-latency time-sharing media access control
Various aspects are provided for low-latency wireless local area networks. In a aspect, an access point (ap) may select, from a plurality of wireless stations associated with the ap, a wireless station for the ap to poll.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Method and  resource allocation and for scheduling cellular and coordinated multipoint transmissions in heterogeneous wireless networks patent thumbnailMethod and resource allocation and for scheduling cellular and coordinated multipoint transmissions in heterogeneous wireless networks
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for resource allocation in a wireless communication system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises allocating portions of the resources available to a subset of base stations of the plurality of base stations to serve a subset of uts from clusters of base stations with cluster sizes including at least one with two or more base stations, where each of the portions of resources are allocated to serve one ut via a user-dependent cluster of base stations; and scheduling ut transmissions over the subset of base stations and scheduling slots, wherein within each of the scheduling slots one or more user terminals are scheduled for transmission, each by its user-dependent cluster of base stations..

 Wireless data concentrators for aircraft data networks patent thumbnailWireless data concentrators for aircraft data networks
Embodiments described herein provide for a four-channel wireless data concentrator (wdc) for a data network of an aircraft. One embodiment of a wdc includes a printed circuit board (pcb), and a controller.
The Boeing Company


 Efficient network-wide broadcasting over lte networks patent thumbnailEfficient network-wide broadcasting over lte networks
A system and method for network-wide broadcasting, including identifying interference dependencies between base stations (enbs) to generate one or more single frequency network (sfn) clusters for one or more broadcast sessions. The generating of sfn clusters includes performing a controlled decrease in transmit diversity gain for each of the sessions by progressively creating smaller sfn clusters, iteratively creating the smaller sfn clusters until a target modulation and coding scheme (mcs) threshold is met to generate a plurality of sfn clusters, and selecting an sfn cluster with a maximum common mcs for all sfn clusters in a set.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


 Synchronous low-latency media access control patent thumbnailSynchronous low-latency media access control
Various aspects are provided for low-latency wireless local area networks (wlans). An access point (ap) may transmit a downlink pilot signal for synchronization of the ap with one or more wireless stations.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Power management and security for wireless modules in Power management and security for wireless modules in "machine-to-machine" communications
Methods and systems are provided for power management and security for wireless modules in “machine-to-machine” communications. A wireless module operating in a wireless network and with access to the internet can efficiently and securely communicate with a server.
M2m And Lot Technologies, Llc


 Network access selection method and terminal patent thumbnailNetwork access selection method and terminal
The present invention provides a network access selection method and terminal, where the method includes: acquiring service attribute information corresponding to a service to be performed; determining, according to the service attribute information and a network access selection policy, a preferred access network used by the service to be performed; and performing the service by using the preferred access network. The present invention enables differentiated access networks to be selected for services with different service attributes and makes it easy to implement a network access selection..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Network access through a second wireless network patent thumbnailNetwork access through a second wireless network
The proposed technology relates to accessing wireless networks and in particular it relates to utilizing a second wireless network for enabling a wireless device, being unable to access a first wireless network, to access a first wireless network. One aspect of the proposed technology relates to a method performed in a wireless device being unable to access a first wireless network.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


 Proximity recognition  system patent thumbnailProximity recognition system
Disclosed is an invention for the identification of the true identity of a wlan device that has been “cloaked” (its source address has the u/l bit set as l), by evaluating its history (recent or distant) of probe requests for wlan infrastructure and treating that history as part of its “fingerprint”. Disclosed also is an invention that prompts more management frames from a wlan device that is sending broadcast probe requests without specifying a particular network, by presenting the appearance of the presence of popular networks..
Locality Systems Inc.


 Methods for backhaul operations in millimeter wave networks patent thumbnailMethods for backhaul operations in millimeter wave networks
Method, systems, and apparatuses are described for discovery operations in a millimeter wave wireless communication system. A first base station of the millimeter wave wireless communication system may determine a timing parameter and a propagation parameter associated with a second base station of the millimeter wave wireless communication system.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Route optimization for on-demand routing protocols for mesh networks


Various embodiments implement a set of low overhead mechanisms to enable on-demand routing protocols. The on-demand protocols use route accumulation during discovery floods to discover when better paths have become available even if the paths that the protocols are currently using are not broken.
Firetide, Inc.


Hitless software upgrade for a virtualized gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method for upgrading an access controller that controls and coordinates a plurality of radio nodes (rns) each associated with a cell in a cluster of cells belonging to a radio access network includes initializing a new access controller. The new access controller is to replace a current access controller currently controlling and coordinating the plurality of rns cell in the cluster.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Communication method in inter-rat network, access network device and ue


A communication method in an inter-rat network, an access network device, and ue are provided. The method includes: generating, by a source access network device, a temporary priority list, where the temporary priority list includes a frequency of a source network, a frequency of a target network, a priority of the frequency of the source network, and a priority of the frequency of the target network; sending, by the source access network device, the temporary priority list to a target access network device; and sending, by the source access network device, the temporary priority list to the ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Ad hoc wireless networking


A software architecture providing ad hoc wireless networking capabilities. The software architecture may be compatible with wireless devices, such as uwb devices operating according to the wlp communication protocol.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Methods and systems for determining radio coverage in wireless communication networks


This disclosure relates generally to wireless communication networks, and more particularly to methods and systems for determining radio coverage in wireless communication networks. In one embodiment, a method for determining radio coverage in a wireless communication network is disclosed.
Wipro Limited


Method and system for network planning in fixed wireless backhaul networks


Systems and methods are disclosed for networking planning for fixed backhaul networks comprising a plurality of hubs, each serving one or more rbms. The method comprises one or more of terrain pathloss (pl) and antenna gain prediction; network design comprising site association, hub dimensioning and pointing; and optimization of small cell (sc) deployment.
Blinq Wireless Inc.


System and combined network-side and off-air monitoring of wireless networks


A monitoring system monitors authentication sessions both on the air interface between the terminals and the network, and on at least one wired network-side interface between network-side elements of the network. The monitoring system constructs a database of sets of network-side authentication parameters using network-side monitoring.
Verint Systems Ltd.


Method and presenting user personalities for interoperable ptt across separate ptt networks


User personalities are presented for interoperable push to talk (ptt) across a plurality of separate ptt networks. A gateway server device (gsd) maintains a user personality mapping that, for each subscriber device and each of a plurality of separate ptt networks communicatively coupled to the gsd, maps a first unique identifier used to identify the subscriber device in a first ptt network with respective second unique identifiers used to identify the subscriber device in other ones of the plurality of ptt networks.
Motorola Solutions, Inc


Location-based services in a femtocell network


Traffic and signaling are routed between a set of networked femto access points (aps) and location-based services are enabled. A femto ap in the set of femto aps is functionally linked to a routing platform that manages traffic and signaling, and is functionally connected to a controller component that relays at least part of data and control to a femto network platform.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


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Displaying social media contents and alerts from location-based social media monitoring on wearable devices


Embodiments of an information management system and related methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the system collects social media contents and metadata from social media networks or other sources.
Welink, Inc.


Wi-fi process


A method and apparatus for a wireless device that can adapt a rate of related wireless network unit scans for adjacent networks is disclosed. In one embodiment, the wireless device can include a wireless network unit and a co-located geo-location signal receiver, and a processor.
Apple Inc.


Energy management for wireless sensor networks


This invention concerns remote sensor networks, and particularly energy management for wireless sensor networks. In a first aspect the invention is a wireless sensor node specified to operate for a given lifetime, including an onboard computer system and a set of one or more associated sensors.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation


Telecommunication networks for content delivery and lawful interception, content filtering and further content services using a savi platform


A mobile telecommunications network includes a core network (2020) having content processing means (2060, 2070) operable to provide a core network service relating to content, and a radio access network (700, 2003) having radio means for wireless communication with terminals (10) registered with the network, wherein the radio access network (700, 2003) includes a local source of content (1100). The telecommunications network is arranged to: deliver content from the local source of content (1100) to the terminal (10), to send to the core network (2020) an indication of the content delivered from the local source of content (1100) to the terminal (10), to obtain a copy of the content of the local source of content (1100) provided to the terminal (10), and to provide the content processing means (2060, 2070) core network service in relation to the copy of the content of the local source..
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


Methods, systems, and products for providing ring tones


Ring tones and other alerts are processed based on social networks. A person's contact information, as an example, may be associated with a social network.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Method and information exchange over a web based environment


Exchange information through the world wide web is a way of life in modern society. The innovated dynamic workspace technology of this invention that implemented through operations of posting and un-posting, for various resources of message, files, and folder, networks and storages distributed among devices, has greatly improved the efficiently and flexibly for users in personal or group model of different environment to exchange information across a global network..

Optimizing multimedia streaming in wlans (wireless local access networks) with a remote sdn (software-defined networking) controller


An sdn controller to provision network resources at a data plane to keep progressive downloads of multimedia files proportional to encoding rates is disclosed. Packets from a new or unknown flow being downloaded at a default rate are forwarded from an access point, or other device, to an sdn controller for analysis.
Meru Networks


System and improved lawful interception of encrypted message


This disclosure relates generally to lawful interception of communication networks, and more particularly to system and method for improved lawful interception of encrypted message. The method may involve, receiving, a copy of the one or more encrypted messages; receiving, one or more message encryption key generation parameters associated with the one or more encrypted messages from the communication network; receiving, one or more composite decryption logics, from an encryption device, to decrypt the one or more encrypted messages; decrypting, the one or more encrypted messages based on the one or more message encryption key generation parameters and the one or more composite decryption logics for the lawful interception..
Wipro Limited


Methods and systems for improving analytics in distributed networks


Systems and methods for improving analytics in a distributed network are described herein. An example system can comprise at least one processor, an analytics module, and a security policy module.
Varmour Networks, Inc.


Computer system for distributed discovery of vulnerabilities in applications


In one aspect, the disclosure provides: a method comprising: inviting a distributed plurality of researchers to participate in one or more computer vulnerability research projects directed to identifying computer vulnerabilities of one or more networks and/or computers that are owned or operated by a third party; assessing reputation and skills of one or more of the researchers, and accepting a subset of the researchers who have a positive reputation and sufficient skills to perform the investigations of the computer vulnerabilities; assigning a particular computer vulnerability research project, relating to a particular network under test, to a particular researcher from among the subset of the researchers; using a computer that is logically interposed between the particular researcher and the particular network under test, monitoring communications between the particular researcher and the particular network under test, wherein the communications relate to attempting to identify a candidate security vulnerability of the particular network under test; validating a report of the candidate security vulnerability of the particular network under test that is received from the particular researcher; determining and providing an award to the particular researcher in response to successfully validating the report of the candidate security vulnerability of the particular network under test that is received from the particular researcher.. .
Synack, Inc.


Dynamic distribution of authentication sessions


This disclosure relates to authenticating and providing transport security over unsecured ip networks to network subscribers. The system includes an authentication service that authenticates network subscribers.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


Social network system and operation


A method of forming unique, private, personal, virtual social networks on a social network system that includes a database storing data relating to corresponding user entities. The method includes: a first user entity sending an invitation to a second user entity, recording in the database the second user entity as a direct contact of the first user entity and determining that third user entities, directly connected to the second user entity, are indirect contacts.
Intel Corporation


First artificial intelligence methods and systems for asset trendspotting (pnn), cyber security (deepcyber), and portable big data cloud (mcps)


New methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs called pnn (predictive neural network) artificial intelligence (ai) machines are disclosed for financial and cyber-security predictions. The pnn ai machines use unique neural network algorithms to optimize and select the best method with the highest back-test accuracy for the predictions.

Transmitting multi-destination packets in overlay networks


In an embodiment, a network adapter receives a request from a first virtual switch of an overlay network to transmit a multi-destination packet to each of one or more virtual switches of the overlay network identified in a list stored in the network adapter. For each of the one or more virtual switches identified in the list, the network adapter creates a head-end replication of the multi-destination packet, obtains tunneling endpoint information for the identified virtual switch, encapsulates the created head-end replication of the multi-destination packet with a header specific to a tunneling protocol identified in the obtained tunneling endpoint information, and transmits the encapsulated packet to a receiver hosted on the identified virtual switch..
International Business Machines Corporation


Traffic engineering feeder for packet switched networks


It is possible to implement traffic engineering policies in a packet switched network by dynamically configuring different transport protocols to be used over different path segments of an end-to-end path. Specifically, a controller may communicate forward information base (fib) control signaling instructions to network nodes along an end-to-end path.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Enhanced large data transmissions and catastrophic congestion avoidance over ipv6 tcp/ip networks


A system and method of reducing network congestion whereby significant improvement can be gained by the elimination of catastrophic network congestion failure within a tcp/ip network. Exemplary embodiments are implemented by an improved process for dealing with data loss related to ipv6 fragmentation, in which a icmpv6 error message is transmitted by a destination node containing a bitmap of the unreceived datagram fragments.
Connectivity Systems Incorporated


System and performing a service discovery for virtual networks


A system and method for performing a service discovery on a distributed computer system includes obtaining information of a service that is provided by a host computer in the distributed computer system and embedding the information into a link layer discovery protocol (lldp) data frame to be transmitted from the host computer to another component of the distributed computer system.. .
Vmware, Inc.


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


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


System and guard band utilization for synchronous and asynchronous communications


Embodiments are provided for guard band utilization for synchronous and asynchronous communications in wireless networks. A user equipment (ue) or a network component transmits symbols on data bands assigned for primary communications.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


Method, system and devices for reducing interferences in ofdma wireless communication networks


Mapping (35) the scrambled symbols over all the n subcarriers in the frequency domain and m consecutive ttis in the time domain.. .

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Satellite laser communications relay network


A system for reducing the cost and increasing the rate and reliability of data transmission from space to ground includes a network of relay satellites in low earth orbit (leo). Each relay satellite is configured to receive data from one or more client satellites, and configured to transmit data from leo to ground using optical communications.
The Aerospace Corporation


Resource partitioning in millimeter wave networks


Techniques are described for backhaul operations in a millimeter wave wireless communication system. A first base station of the millimeter wave wireless communication system identifies an access demand and one or more access communication parameters associated with the first base station.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Architectures and methods for novel antenna radiation optimization via feed repositioning


An antenna system comprises: multiple antenna elements; and multiple beam forming networks configured to produce radiation patterns for both receiving and transmission functions configured to be optimized by re-positioning said antenna elements, wherein said beam forming networks comprise a receiving beam forming network configured to combine multiple first inputs from said antenna elements into at least a first output, and a transmission beam forming network configured to divide a second input into multiple second outputs to said antenna elements.. .
Spatial Digital Systems, Inc.


Techniques to present location information for social networks using augmented reality


Techniques to present location information using augmented reality are described. An apparatus may comprise an augmentation system operative to augment an image with information for an individual, the image having a virtual object representing a real object.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Method of providing call taxi service and call taxi service server


Provided are a method of providing a call taxi service and a call taxi service server providing the method, in which a call taxi service is provided by using human and physical network resources of a plurality of call taxi companies. Accordingly, human and physical networks for the call taxi service become abundant, and thus a dispatch success rate regarding a call taxi request is increased and a dispatch time is reduced..
Naver Corporation


Targeting and channeling digital advertisements to social media users through location-based social monitoring


Embodiments of an information management system and related methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the system receives from an advertising platform advertising criteria characterizing intended customers or their activities, such as their locations.
Welink, Inc.


Systems and methods for identifying new users using trend analysis


This disclosure relates to systems and methods for identifying new users using trend analysis. In one embodiment, a method for identifying potential users using machine learning is disclosed.
Wipro Limited


Measuring an organization's impact in a social networking system based off member interactions with organization content


System and methods for evaluating an organizations content marketing efforts using large data sets available through social networks are disclosed. A social networking system stores organization data for a plurality of organizations in a database located at a social networking system.
Linkedin Corporation


Method and paying for web content, virtual goods and goods of small value


The subject application relates to electronic commerce (i.e. E-commerce or e-payment) technology and more particularly, to a method and system for paying for items of small value including web content and virtual goods, over communication networks such as the internet.
Micropebbles Inc.


System and a recursive cortical network


A method for generating patterns with a network includes providing a recursive network of sub-networks with a parent feature node and at least two child feature nodes; and at a first sub-network of the recursive network, the first sub-network including the parent feature node and the at least two child feature nodes, selecting a first pool node and a second pool node consistent with a selection function of the parent feature node, selecting at least a first parent-specific child feature (pscf) node that corresponds to a first child feature node of the sub-network, selecting at least a second parent-specific child feature (pscf) node that corresponds to a second child feature node of the sub-network; and compiling the state of final child feature nodes, including the first and second child feature nodes, of the network into a generated output.. .
Vicarious Fpc, Inc.


Methods for identifying, ranking, and displaying subject matter experts on social networks


Embodiments of the present invention allow a system to use data gathered from social networks and other systems to determine an ordered list of desired topics or skills to define a subject matter area and incorporate the order of the topics or skills into a search. To define this subject matter area, embodiments can consider not just the topics or skills that are listed, but those topics or skills that are similar based on a pre-computed topic graph.
Oracle International Corporation


Service manifests


Generally described, aspects of the present disclosure relate to for managing the configuration and security policies of hosted virtual machine networks. Hosted virtual machine networks are configured in a manner such that a virtual machine manager component can establish service manifests that correspond to information required by the virtual machine network from a user/customer.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


Method and acoustic downhole telemetry and power delivery system using transverse or torsional waves


Methods and apparatus for transmitting power and data along a metal pipe using wideband acoustic waves. Arrangements use shear-horizontal waves, transmitting narrowband signals for power applications and wideband signals for communications having a bandwidth greater than the coherence bandwidth of the acoustic-electric channel.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Modeling of interaction of hydraulic fractures in complex fracture networks


Methods of performing a fracture operation at a wellsite with a fracture network are provided. The methods involve obtaining wellsite data and a mechanical earth model, and generating a hydraulic fracture growth pattern for the fracture network over time.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


Curable compositions which form interpenetrating polymer networks


A curable composition comprising a a) styrene-butadiene vinyl resin containing from 30 weight percent to 85 weight percent of 1,2-vinyl groups and wherein styrene is present in an amount in the range of from 10 weight percent to 50 weight percent; b) a vinyl poly(phenylene ether) having a number average molecular weight in the range of from 300 to 10000; c) an aniline modified styrene-maleic anhydride copolymer; d) a multifunctional epoxy resin; and e) a flame retardant wherein, upon curing under curing conditions, the curable composition forms at least one interpenetrating network structure, is disclosed. Methods for preparing the curable composition are also disclosed, as are prepregs and laminates made therefrom..
Blue Cube Ip Llc


Device for enabling patient self-testing and treatment self-adminstration and system using the device for managing the patient's health care


A portable unit comprises a sampling mechanism used by a patient to take a sample of a bodily fluid or tissue that can be tested for any property indicative of a medical condition of the patient, a microprocessor for determining a treatment for the condition based on a test of the sample, and an administration mechanism for administering the treatment based on the determination by the microprocessor. Operationally, the unit samples a bodily function, evaluates the sample, determines from stored protocols and criteria if treatment is required, and administers treatment.
Thuban, Inc.


Dual-sim network selection techniques


Techniques are disclosed relating to operating multi-sim mobile devices. In some embodiments, a ue comprises at least first and second sims where the first sim is configured to communications via a home network or one or roaming networks and the second sim is configurable for communications via local networks other than the home network.
Apple Inc.


Determining when to establish connection between mobile client and proxy devices


A client device and a host device may create a local connection for providing wide area network access, such as internet access, to the client device. In some embodiments, the client device may have limited network capabilities and may not be able to access the internet without the host device.
Apple Inc.


Mitigation of inter-base station resynchronization loss in lte/lte-a networks with contention-based shared frequency spectrum


Mitigation of inter-base station resynchronization loss in wireless networks including contention-based shared frequency spectrum is discussed. Aspects of such mitigation provide for base stations entering into an idle mode when a transmission opportunity occurs in a radio frame of the next resynchronization occasion.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Methods for uplink channel access in wireless local area networks


A method for operating a station (sta) in a wireless local area network (wlan). The method comprises receiving a resource status request from an access point (ap) communicating with the sta, transmitting a resource status response including an access category (ac) information of ul data that is identified using a traffic identifier.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


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System and decentralized control of wireless networks


The method also enables, among other features, carrying out an automatic transmit power selection (s8).. .

Method and adaptive band selection in heterogeneous networks


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to collect a channel information in conjunction with wireless communications; estimate at least one of a line of sight traffic and a non-line of sight traffic on the channel based on channel information; and select, with a processor, a frequency band, wherein the frequency band includes at least a respective frequency or frequency range and a frequency band or plurality of frequency bands and a bandwidth for the respective frequency or frequency range and time allocation for the frequency or frequency range. The selection is based on the estimated line of sight and non-line of sight traffic, wherein the respective frequency band comprises selecting at least one of a first frequency band or a second frequency band with the first and second frequency bands being different from one another..
Nokia Technologies Oy


Fast terminal entry in link 16 tactical networks


A process for allowing a cmn-4 equipped link 16 terminal to enter an active network. After an initial entry command is entered at the terminal at a given current time at the terminal, a number of time slots are identified in which multiple receivers at the terminal have an opportunity to detect an initial entry message (lem) after the given current time.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


Ul control channel consideration for heterogeneous networks


A method in a network node comprises providing to a user equipment a dedicated physical control channel (dpcch), the dpcch having an associated first fractional dedicated physical channel (f-dpch) for conveying transmit power control commands to the user equipment for power controlling the dpcch, and providing to the user equipment a secondary dedicated physical control channel (s-dpcch), the s-dpcch comprising an uplink control channel for communicating transmit power control commands, the s-dpcch having an associated second f-dpch for conveying transmit power control commands to the user equipment for power controlling the s-dpcch. The method comprises receiving, from the user equipment, a downlink transmit power control command, the downlink transmit power control command carried on the s-dpcch; and controlling a transmit power of the second f-dpch associated with the s-dpcch based on the downlink transmit power control command carried on the s-dpcch..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Method and device for displaying wifi list


Methods and devices are provided for displaying a wifi list. In the method, the device obtains wifi types supported by a wifi smart device.
Xiaomi Inc.


Communications carrier search


A communications device and method for a carrier search are provided. The communication apparatus includes an rf signal processing device, a processor, and a memory device.
Mediatek Inc.


Resource aware routing in heterogeneous wireless networks


A method for routing packets in a multi-hop wireless heterogeneous network including nodes with different computational and energy resources includes monitoring a set of parameters of an operation of a node in the network, wherein the operation includes routing packets to the nodes of the network according to a mode of operation (mop) specifying a type of the routing and modifying the mop of the node in response to detecting a change in at least one parameter of the operation. The information about the modified mop is broadcasted to the network and the packets are routed to the nodes according to the modified mop..
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.


Gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method of coordinating a plurality of radio access networks (rans) includes aggregating, with a gateway, communications interfaces between a plurality of rans and a packet core network through the gateway. A plurality of radio nodes (rns) in each of the rans is communicatively coupled to the gateway and to user equipment (ue) devices associated with the rns in each of the rans.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Mobility in dense networks


A network node may predict, from user equipment, ue mobility attributes and/or state, likely target scells and pre-configure the ue with information about those scells, allowing quick deactivation and activation when the ue reports one of the predicted target scells as being better than then the existing current scell.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson


Enhanced features for a gateway coordinating multiple small cell radio access networks


A method of coordinating a plurality of radio access networks (rans) includes aggregating, with a gateway, communications interfaces between a plurality of rans and a packet core network through the gateway. A plurality of radio nodes (rns) in each of the rans is communicatively coupled to the gateway and to user equipment (ue) devices associated with the rns in each of the rans.
Spidercloud Wireless, Inc.


Blended data transmission network for machine type communications


A method includes broadcasting, from an evolved node b (enodeb), a plurality of public land mobile networks (plmn) identifiers (ids). The plurality of plmn-ids include at least one plmn-id for a data intensive network and at least one m-plmn-id for machine type communications (mtc) in a short messaging network.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


Method, device and system for maintaining wireless network


The present invention provides a method, device and system for maintaining wireless networks, wherein the method includes: an ac receives a wireless access network status parameter fedback by an ap according to a time triggering mode or an event triggering mode; the ac updates the status set parameter of the ap locally stored, according to the wireless access network status parameter; the ac updates an event occurrence status parameter of the ap locally stored, according to the updated status set parameter and the event update strategy locally stored, wherein the event update strategy refers to an corresponding relationship between the status set parameter and the event occurrence status parameter; and the ac maintains the wireless network configuration parameter of the ap according to the updated event occurrence status parameter. By use of the present invention, the problems of a high maintenance cost for artificially maintaining wireless networks and a long maintenance time after a fault occurs are solved, and the stability of the user wireless networks are ensured..
Chengdu Skspruce Technology, Inc.


Sponsored connectivity to cellular networks using existing credentials


Systems and techniques are disclosed to facilitate the sponsored connectivity of a user equipment on a serving network so that the ue may access a service whose connectivity is sponsored by an application service provider. The application service provider provisions the serving network so that it is aware of the sponsored connectivity.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Identity privacy in wireless networks


Systems and techniques are disclosed to protect a user equipment's international mobile subscriber identity by providing a privacy mobile subscriber identity instead. In an attach attempt to a serving network, the ue provides the pmsi instead of imsi, protecting the imsi from exposure.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Methods and systems for creating and using a location identification grid


A method and system for generating a location identifier using a location code and a grid coordinate. The location code corresponds to a defined geographical area, such as a postal code or an area code.
United States Postal Service


System and rendering optimal routing in video-on-demand networks


Methods and systems for determining optimal routing in video-on-demand (vod) networks include receiving, at least one vod title from one or more systems. One or more attributes associated with the at least one vod title are identified.
Wipro Limited


Non-transitory computer-readable information recording medium, information processing apparatus, and communications system


An information processing apparatus requests, via one of networks, an apparatus to carry out a process, the apparatus being connectable to the networks; receives identification information that is used to identify a user; acquires sets of the communications information that includes a first set of the communications information to be used to connect to the apparatus via a first network of the networks; determines, based on the identification information, whether to use the first network to request the apparatus to carry out the process; when determining to use the first network to request the apparatus to carry out the process, switch a second network of the networks used to carry out communications, to the first network to be used to carry out communications, the second network being different from the first network; and requests, via the first network, the apparatus to carry out the process.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Private allocated networks over shared communications infrastructure


Methods and systems for implementing private allocated networks in a virtual infrastructure are presented. One method operation creates virtual switches in one or more hosts in the virtual infrastructure.
Nicira, Inc.


Controlling registration floods in voip networks via dns


A mechanism controls global synchronization, or registration floods, that may result when a large number of endpoints in a voice over internet protocol (voip) network such as an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) come online simultaneously after a catastrophic failure. The mechanism allows the domain name system (dns) infrastructure to efficiently control the overload condition by registering user end points with backup border elements, and by staggering and by randomizing the time-to-live (ttl) parameter in registrations with backup border elements..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Determining consistencies in staged replication data for data migration in cloud based networks


Data migration among cloud-based storage networks is described. A method may include analyzing, by a processor, whether data from a data distribution service is consistent with a data payload of a host cloud provider.
Red Hat, Inc.


Industrial network security


A private overlay network is introduced into an existing core network infrastructure to control information flow between private secure environments. Such a scheme can be used to connect a factory automation network linking operations devices to a corporate network linking various business units, with enhanced network security.
Tempered Networks, Inc.


Method and system for extending network resources campus-wide based on user role and location


A method, system, and computer readable medium is disclosed which utilizes the lisp control plane to increase communications and access to enterprise resources in a network with multiple subnetworks, such as a university setting. As a result, the various embodiments of the present invention provide a routing and services dimension to enterprise discovery protocol traffic, such as apple bonjour traffic.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


One-way gateway, and vehicle network protecting network within vehicle using one-way gateway


A one-way gateway and a vehicle network system and method for protecting networks within a vehicle using the one-way gateway. The one-way gateway includes a communication control unit, a physical one-way communication unit, and a data transmission/reception unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Method of aggregating business and social networks


A method and system for facilitating relationships across multiple networks is described. The meta-network includes relationship information describing users, the networks to which such users belong, and the relationships that they have established within such networks.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Optimization of multi-stage hierarchical networks for practical routing applications


Significantly optimized multi-stage networks, useful in wide target applications, with vlsi layouts using only horizontal and vertical links to route large scale sub-integrated circuit blocks having inlet and outlet links, and laid out in an integrated circuit device in a two-dimensional grid arrangement of blocks are presented. The optimized multi-stage networks in each block employ several rings of stages of switches with inlet and outlet links of sub-integrated circuit blocks connecting to rings from either left-hand side only, or from right-hand side only, or from both left-hand side and right-hand side; and employ shuffle exchange links where outlet links of cross links from switches in a stage of a ring in one sub-integrated circuit block are connected to either inlet links of switches in the another stage of a ring in the same or another sub-integrated circuit block..

Overload functionality in overlay networks


In general, techniques are generally described for reducing or preventing transient black-holing of network traffic in an overlay network. A method includes executing, by a network device included in a link state domain, an interior gateway protocol (igp) to exchange link-state messages with at least one remote network device in the link-state domain; generating, by the network device, an igp link-state message that includes link overload information to overload a link in the link-state domain that couples the network device to the remote network device; and sending, by the network device and to the at least one other network device, the igp link-state message that includes the link overload information to direct the remote network device to stop sending network traffic to the network device using the overloaded link..
Juniper Networks, Inc.


Apparatus and method to hide transit only multi-access networks in ospf


In one embodiment, a first router determines whether an interface coupling the first router to one or more second routers is transit-only. When the interface is transit-only, the first router generates an open shortest path first (ospf) link state advertisement (lsa) that includes an address for the interface and a designated network mask.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Anomaly detection in industrial communications networks


An anomaly detection system installed in a plant communications network detects unexpected changes or anomalies in the traffic patterns over the communications network to detect infected or potentially infected nodes. The anomaly detection system includes various data collection modules at each of the nodes of the network which operate to view the message traffic into and out of the node and to generate metadata pertaining to the message traffic.
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.


Wi-fi/bpl dual mode repeaters for power line networks


A method and apparatus for maintaining network connectivity over power lines is disclosed. Such network connectivity is maintained even if various customers are covered by different power line networks or if one or more power lines in a network are unavailable to transmit data.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.


Apparatus and methods for enabling recovery in optical networks


Apparatus for enabling an m:n recovery scheme in an optical network includes a set of n working dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders including at least one working dsp-enabled optical transceiver/transponder that uses a first set of transmission parameters and at least one working dsp-enabled optical transceiver/transponder that uses a second set of transmission parameters which is different from the first set of transmission parameters, and a set of m protection dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders operable to protect the set of n working dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders and including l protection dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders, each having a capability of using a set of adjustable transmission parameters enabling it to protect every one of the n working dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders, and, when m>l, m-l protection dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders, each having a capability of protecting at least one, but not all, of the n working dsp-enabled optical transceivers/transponders. Related network and methods are also disclosed..

Voice-based input using natural language processing for interfacing with one or more devices


Aspects of the present invention provide a more universal, easy, natural, and vendor-agnostic interface to configure, manage, and/or monitor devices in networks. In embodiments, a user-friendly natural language interface voice interface may be used to “live chat” with one or more devices.
Dell Products L.p.


Cardinality estimation using artificial neural networks


In an approach for generating a selectivity estimation, one or more processors generate an artificial neural network and receive a dbms query comprising one or more predicates. One or more processors replace one or more predicates in the one or more predicates that have strict operators with one or more predicates that have non-strict operators.
International Business Machines Corporation


System and a recursive cortical network


A system includes: a recursively architected network of sub-networks organized into a hierarchical layers; the sub-networks including at least a parent feature node, a pool node, a parent-specific child feature (pscf) node, and a child feature node; the parent feature node of at least one sub-network configured with a selection function actionable on at least two pool nodes connected to the parent feature node of the at least one sub-network; the pool node of the at least one sub-network configured with a selection function actionable on at least two pscf nodes connected to the pool node of the at least one sub-network; the pscf node of the at least one sub-network configured to activate a connected child feature node; the child feature node connectable to at least a parent feature node of a sub-network at a lower hierarchical layer.. .
Vicarious Fpc, Inc.


System and a recursive cortical network


A system includes: a recursively architected network of sub-networks organized into a hierarchical layers; the sub-networks including at least a parent feature node, a pool node, a parent-specific child feature (pscf) node, and a child feature node; the parent feature node of at least one sub-network configured with a selection function actionable on at least two pool nodes connected to the parent feature node of the at least one sub-network; the pool node of the at least one sub-network configured with a selection function actionable on at least two pscf nodes connected to the pool node of the at least one sub-network; the pscf node of the at least one sub-network configured to activate a connected child feature node; the child feature node connectable to at least a parent feature node of a sub-network at a lower hierarchical layer.. .
Vicarious Fpc, Inc.


Digital image processing using convolutional neural networks


According to an example, a digital image may be processed by an ensemble of convolutional neural networks (cnns) to classify objects in the digital image. For each cnn, a candidate architecture and candidate parameters may be selected to build a plurality of cnns.
Accenture Global Service Limited


Automotive search platform


Embodiments directed to systems and methods for use in identifying vehicle listings within a distributed network. In one aspect, an embodiment including first searching, over one or more networks, a plurality of first remote listing sources for first vehicle listing data, the first vehicle data including a plurality of data segments defined by a different respective format.
Autoist Llc


Method of knowledge extraction through data mining


The disclosed embodiments relate to data mining methods for determining economically valuable cause effect relationships between objects and properties associated with objects using co-occurrence frequency measurements of semantic terms characterizing observations of properties, effects or behaviors of objects in different environments and using these measurements as object descriptors in calculations determining object similarities. Specifically, these methods may be used to identify new indications of medicines, identify biomarkers associated with disease, identify biomarkers associated with drug effects, quantify disease diagnosis, identify novel drug targets, identify pharmacologic equivalencies of medicines, identify pharmacologic equivalencies between medicines and traditional medicines, identify pharmacologic equivalencies between medicines and natural products, identify equivalencies between alternate medical procedures, identify risk benefit profiles of medicine combinations, identify targets for antibodies, identify synergies between medicines, identify side effects of medicines, identify risks of experimental medicines, identify functions of biological networks..
Systamedic Inc.


Ranking external content using social signals on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a query to search for posts of the online social network; searching an index to identify one or more posts of the online social network that match the query, each post linking to an external object hosted by a third-party system, wherein the index includes a counter that records a number of social signals associated with each external object within the online social network; scoring each of the identified posts based at least in part on the counter associated with the external object linked to the post; and sending, to the client system of the first user, a search-results page including one or more search results, each search result including a reference to an identified post having a score greater than a threshold score.. .
Facebook, Inc.


Natural language processing (nlp) interfacing with devices


Aspects of the present invention provide a more universal, easy, natural, and vendor-agnostic interface to configure, manage, and/or monitor devices in networks. In embodiments, a user-friendly natural language interface, such as a chat or messaging interface, may be used to “live chat” with one or more devices.
Dell Products L.p.


Integrated circuit with on-chip power profiling


Embodiments include apparatuses, methods, and systems for determining a power consumption of a circuit block in an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit may include first and second power supply networks.

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Electrochemical determination of heavy metals


Methods and sensing instruments are provided which perform automated electrochemical sensing and determination of metals in a liquid sample, such as drinking water or waste water. With use of microelectrode arrays, concentrations of metal are determined through a double potential step variation on anodic stripping coulometry, and the ability to generate these results provides for compact sensor networks that can be remotely deployed for determination of metals in samples, for real-time, decentralized sample monitoring..
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.


Optimizing the use of shared radio frequency medium using intelligent suppression of probe request frames


Described herein are systems, methods and computer program products for controlling operation of wireless network devices, such as wireless access points and wireless client devices. The techniques described simplify the process of associating wireless devices with wireless networks.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


Signaling extended earfcn and e-utra bands in umts networks


Embodiments of a user equipment (ue) and node-b to operate in a wireless communication network using extended evolved absolute radio frequency channel numbers (earfcn) and evolved universal terrestrial radio access (e-utra) frequency bands are disclosed herein. The ue may comprise transceiver and processing circuitry to receive a multiple frequency band indicators (mfbi) list that includes list elements corresponding to e-utra frequency bands on which neighboring lte cells are operated.
Intel Ip Corporation


User equipment and mobility management entity and methods for periodic update in cellular networks


Embodiments of a user equipment (ue) and methods for operating in a mobile network that supports packet-switched (ps) and circuit-switched (cs) communication are generally described herein. The ue may include hardware processing circuitry to transmit a registration message for registration with the ps node and a cs node of the mobile network and for an establishment of a signaling session between the ps node and the cs node for the ue.
Intel Ip Corporation


Network selector in a vehicle infotainment system


The present disclosure describes a microprocessor executable network selector on board a vehicle (a) to select, from among plural communication networks, a network for signal transmission of a selected signal to an on board destination based on one or more of a status of the selected network, a status of a node in the selected network, a signal/noise ratio of the selected network, type, urgency, importance, format, and/or requirement of signal to be transmitted, an available and/or unavailable bandwidth in the selected network and/or node of the selected network, a current performance parameter(s) of the selected network, and a quality of service of the selected network and (b) configure the selected signal for transmission over the selected network to the on board destination.. .
Autoconnect Holdings Llc


Terminal device, information processing device, and information providing device


[solution] a terminal device includes a mobile communication unit configured to perform mobile communication of a mobile communication network, an acquisition unit configured to acquire information regarding one or more wireless networks for wireless communication that is different from the mobile communication, and a providing unit configured to provide the information regarding the one or more wireless networks to another terminal device that performs the wireless communication. The information regarding the one or more wireless networks is at least partial information of information provided to the terminal device by an information providing device that provides information regarding a wireless network that is different from the mobile communication network to a device that performs the mobile communication.

Transmission capacity negotiation between base stations in the event of a failed interface to core network for wireless networks


A technique is provided for sending, by a first base station (bs), a data rate test notification to one or more neighbor bss, performing, by the first bs, a data rate test between the first bs and the core network, receiving, by the first bs, a data rate reply message from one or more neighbor bss indicating whether or not the data rate test caused a decrease in the data rate available to the neighbor bs, and reducing, by the first bs, an amount of resources available to the first bs for allocation to one or more bearers if one or more of the data rate reply messages indicate that the data rate test caused a decrease in the data rate available to the neighbor bs.. .
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


Seamless mobility in wireless networks


Ap's associated with a communication network and any wireless devices desiring contact, operated according to a protocol in which each wireless device selects ap's with which to communicate. A system coordinator causes the ap's to operate so as to guide each wireless device to an ap selected by the system coordinator.
Meru Networks


Radio communication system, base station, communication method, mobile station, and computer-readable medium


A base station (1) is connectable to a mobile station (4) by a plurality of radio access technologies (rats) including first and second rats. The base station (1) is configured to be able to use a communication path (400) that passes through a first upstream network (140) corresponding to the first rat, when the mobile station (4) performs communication via the second rat.
Nec Corporation


Virtual wide area network overlays


Disclosed herein are systems and methods for the creation, maintenance and management of virtual overlay networks across multiple communication networks managed by service providers. The simple creation and management of network overlays is accomplished via a network orchestrator manager, allowing for automation of configuration of connected network devices throughout an entire organization's network, regardless of the physical location of each device..
Silver Peak Systems, Inc.


Load balancing for a cloud-based wi-fi controller based on local conditions


Load balancing for cloud-based monitoring of wi-fi devices on local access networks is based on local conditions. Requests for connection are received from wi-fi devices of the plurality of wlans exceed a threshold.
Meru Networks


Enabling information centric networks specialization


Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for defining a network specialization mechanism that enables a better alignment between end users' usage profiles and their access networks. Conteni specialization of networks may be implemented as a preference o a particular scn or network in terms of content.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


Method and systems for logical topology optimization of free space optical networks


The present disclosure relates to presenting a transceiver system for automatic tracking and dynamic routing for free space optical (fso) communication to reduce the blocking probability and increase the percentage recovery of failed traffic. In one embodiment, for a fso network including multiple transmitters and receivers, a logical topology is crustucted.
Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Arkansas


Integrated user interface for access to linear and non-linear multimedia content from multiple sources, and implementing the same


The present invention relates to a digital tv receptor system comprising a user interface for integrated access to linear multimedia content such as, for example, digital tv channels transmitted by land, satellite or cable tv broadcasters, “multi-cast” or live streams transmitted by data networks or over the internet, as well as on demand or non-linear multimedia content, such as, for example, contents of internet services and/or multimedia applications in a digital tv reception apparatus having support for playback of such multimedia content, allowing the user to navigate through linear and non-linear content in a single list and in a transparent manner, in such a way as to present non-linear content as if such content were also tv channels. The user interface comprises a digitally readable medium comprising lines of program code and means for running such lines of program code in order to implement integrated access to linear and non-linear multimedia content from multiple sources in a digital tv reception apparatus..
Tqtvd Software Ltda


Automatic location (ali) service requests steering, connection sharing and protocol translation


An ali/esme steering gateway bridges the nationwide ali/esme network notes (or psaps) with the gmlc/mpcs of various different xpc networks. The steering gateway provides a unified interface between the psap/ali network and positioning centers (gmlc/mpc/vpcs).
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


Managing replication of computing nodes for provided computer networks


Techniques are described for providing managed computer networks, such as for managed virtual computer networks overlaid on one or more other underlying computer networks. In some situations, the techniques include facilitating replication of a primary computing node that is actively participating in a managed computer network, such as by maintaining one or more other computing nodes in the managed computer network as replicas, and using such replica computing nodes in various manners.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


Message flooding prevention in messaging networks


A message flooding prevention system (1) has multiple interceptors (2, 3, 4), each with an interceptor unit linked with an rcs server, and smsc, or an mmsc. The interceptors (2, 3, 4) are connected to flood detect nodes (10) for receiving messages at a point in a communications network, extracting data from a message, generating at least one code from extracted data, and comparing the code or codes with one or more previous codes.
Markport Limited


Dynamic and selective response to cyber attack for telecommunications carrier networks


A response to a cyber attack on a carrier network is provided. The response can be based on inspection of traffic flowing through a carrier network.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


Sharing content in social networks


The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and software for sharing content in social networks. A request from a user of the social network to share content is received, the request comprising the content and at least one sharing parameter.
Backpeddle, Llc


Access control through dynamic grouping


Certain aspects and features of the present disclosure relate to providing access control using groups that can be dynamically controlled by group owners, such access control hereinafter referred to as group access control. Group access control can be used to control the transmission of packets on a network layer, or for other access control.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


Internet of things security


Apparati, methods, and computer-readable media for improving the security of communications networks. An embodiment of the present invention is a system for enabling smart devices (1401, 1402, 1403) to communicate with each other over a network (1450) without human intervention.

Social messaging system having multiple number, dual mode phone support


A social messaging hub provides communication services for a data enabled device having internet network access capabilities. The social messaging hub communicates with the data enabled device over the internet or cellular data networks, and interfaces with a message infrastructure including mobile carriers, message aggregators, message exchanges and various specialized social messaging services to enable bi-directional messaging communication.
Heywire, Inc.


System and personalization of message streams via machine learning


Systems and methods for analyzing messages in a network or across networks are disclosed. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a system for processing incoming messages from multiple web-based services.
Bottlenose, Inc.


System and monitoring and traffic management in cellular networks based on cellular attributes


A system and method for operating a cellular network is disclosed. The system includes a cellular network, a transport plane software defined switch (sds), and a controller.
Keysight Technologies, Inc.


Method, apparatus, and system for supporting flexible lookup keys in software-defined networks


A method is described in a network element for supporting flexible lookup keys in a software-defined network. The method includes receiving a packet to be forwarded and determining a next hop for the packet, which includes parsing the packet to identify a superkey comprising a plurality of header field values of the packet; identifying a superkey mask value and a superkey offset value for a first lookup table of a set of one or more lookup tables; generating a table key for the first lookup table based upon the superkey mask value, the superkey offset value, and the superkey; and performing a lookup in the first lookup table using the table key.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)






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