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 Sharing resources between wireless networks patent thumbnailSharing resources between wireless networks
A radio transceiver comprises a first baseband processor, a second baseband processor, and a radio transmitter coupled to the first and second baseband processors. The first baseband processor receives a radio channel allocation from a first network comprising a radio frequency reserved for communicating in the first network.
Genghiscomm Holdings, Llc


 Method and  providing channel sharing among white space networks patent thumbnailMethod and providing channel sharing among white space networks
A method and an apparatus for providing channel sharing are disclosed. For example, the method receives a request for a white space channel assignment, and identifies one or more white space channels in accordance with the request.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Synchronization for device-to-device positioning in wireless networks patent thumbnailSynchronization for device-to-device positioning in wireless networks
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus may be a ue.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Power management by powering off unnecessary radios automatically patent thumbnailPower management by powering off unnecessary radios automatically
A system and method are provided for automatically shutting off or reducing power to certain radios in a client device based on collected wireless network quality parameters. The wireless network quality parameters are collected from wireless networks by various client devices in communication with the wireless networks.
Google Inc.


 System and  application based selection of a radio network patent thumbnailSystem and application based selection of a radio network
Application-based selection of a network is disclosed. An electronic device provides data connectivity.
Orange


 Extending range of wireless local networks patent thumbnailExtending range of wireless local networks
A wireless device provided according to an aspect of the present disclosure extends the range of a wireless local network. In an embodiment, the wireless device receives a scan request from a new node to join the wireless local network, while the wireless device is operating as an end device of the wireless local network according to a network protocol.
Gainspan Corporation


 Techniques for broadcasting service discovery information patent thumbnailTechniques for broadcasting service discovery information
Neutral host networks may offer one or more different services via one or more different service providers, but user equipment (ue) may not necessarily know which services/service providers are offered by the neutral host networks. Accordingly, nodes of the neutral host networks (e.g., an access point, such as an evolved node b (enb)) may transmit service discovery information (sdi) to advertise the one or more services or service providers offered by the node and/or the neutral host network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 A  operating a base station patent thumbnailA operating a base station
The present disclosure relates to a method for operating a first base station (101) in a communication system (100), the first base station (101) using a first communication link (111) for exchanging data to interoperate with a first core network (107), the communication system (100) comprising a second base station (105). The method comprises detecting a malfunction of the first communication link (111); and establishing a second communication link (201) from the first base station (101) to a selected core network of the first and a second core networks of the communication system (100) via the second base station (105), with the second base station (105) exchanging on behalf of the first base station (101) data with the selected core network, whereby the first base station (101) interoperates with the selected core network through the second base station (105)..
Alcatel Lucent


 Call handoff initiation in hybrid networks patent thumbnailCall handoff initiation in hybrid networks
A continual learning process is applied to a class of risk estimate-based algorithms and associated risk thresholds used for deciding when to initiate a handoff between different types of network connections that are available to a mobile device having telephony functionality. The process is implemented as a virtuous loop providing ongoing tuning and adjustment to improve call handoff algorithms and risk thresholds so that handoffs can be performed with the goals of minimizing dropped calls and unacceptable degradation in call quality as well as avoiding premature handoffs.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Interworking with bearer-based system patent thumbnailInterworking with bearer-based system
Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for interworking between bearer-less networks and bearer-based networks are provided. One method includes receiving, by a network entity in a bearer-less network, a context request to obtain user equipment context information for a user equipment moving from the bearer-less network to a bearer-based network.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


Transitioning a conversation between an unlicensed data network and a cellular network

A conversation is handed over between an unlicensed data network and a cellular network. Voice conversations and/or video conversations may be seamlessly transitioned between cellular networks and unlicensed data networks (e.g., wi-fi), with a small transition time (e.g., less than a couple of seconds).
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Apparatus and methods for improved packet flow mobility

Methods and apparatus for improved packet data flow mobility and packet data distribution and collection across heterogeneous networks. In one embodiment, a source device with one or more wireless interfaces receives data to be transmitted to a target device.
Apple Inc.

Measurement and report of signal transmissions in lte/lte-a including contention-based shared spectrum

Reporting and measurements of measurement signals transmitted as a part of lte/lte-a networks that include contention-based spectrum is disclosed. In one aspect, a user equipment (ue) performs measurement signal thresholding by estimating the noise associated with the measurement signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and device for operating a mobile terminal in a mobile communication network

A method is provided for operating a security module of a mobile terminal, and a security module. The security module is developed to communicate over one of a plurality of mobile communication networks.
Giesecke & Devrient Gmbh

Sms proxying

A system and method are described for establishing two-way communication between proxy devices that have a certain set of hardware and/or capabilities allowing the proxy devices to send and receive sms/mms messages using cellular networks on behalf of proxied devices that lack the hardware and/or capabilities. The proxy device can receive a message from a service provider.
Apple Inc.

Technologies for an automated application exchange in wireless networks

Technologies for performing an automated application exchange negotiation in an operator network include an endpoint device, a mobile edge computing device, a core computing device, an application provider computing device, and a network operator computing device. The mobile edge computing device is configured to receive a request to access an application and/or service stored at the mobile edge computing device and/or the application provider computing device.
Intel Corporation

Adaptive profile switching media streaming over ip networks

A system for adaptively streaming video content over an ip network, comprising devices and non-transitory computer-readable storage media having executable computer modules, comprising a sender device interacting with the network, the device configured to send a video stream to the network and to receive a recovery packet stream from the network; at least one receiving device configured to receive the at least one video stream from the network and to transmit a respective recovery packet stream back to the sender device through the network; a bandwidth probe configured to be periodically sent with the video stream to the at least one receiving device to determine respective instantaneous network bandwidths; at least one profile configured to be chosen by the sender device to generate the video stream, based upon respective instantaneous network bandwidths, wherein the video stream is adaptively changed, based upon instantaneous network bandwidths and the respective recovery packet stream.. .

Contolled adaptive rate switching media streaming over ip networks

A system for adaptively streaming video content over an ip network and an encoding device, the system comprising devices and non-transitory computer-readable storage media having executable computer modules, comprising: a sender device interacting with the network, the device configured to send a video stream to the network and to receive a recovery packet stream from the network; a receiving device configured to receive the video stream and to transmit a recovery packet stream back to the sender through the network; and a bandwidth probe configured to be periodically sent with the video stream to the receiving device to determine an instantaneous network bandwidth; wherein the sender device is configured to command the encoding device to adapt the video stream, based upon the instantaneous network bandwidth and the recovery packet stream.. .

Distance to fault measurements in cable tv networks

A tdr technique for performing in-service distance-to-fault measurements in cable tv networks is disclosed. Using a cable network tester configured to generate chirped probe pulses and to perform pulse-matched filtering and averaging of received echoes, network faults may be detected without interfering with the downstream reception.
Jds Uniphase Corporation

Discovery and identification of layer 2 coax problems in moca networks

The operation of testing device for troubleshooting failures in a moca lan system is disclosed that discovers devices on a moca lan. These automatically discovered devices are then sent a large number of data packets that elicit a response from the recipient.
Spirent Communications, Inc.

Methods and systems for data transfer and campaign management

An online and offline communication processing and tracking using data processing and data/voice networks is described. A phone address from a phone address number pool is automatically assigned to a first entity.
Invoca, Inc.

Electronic apparatus, controlling the same and processor for the same

At least one processor executes (i) a first function of terminating communication via a first network, in response to a first input to an input unit, (ii) a second function of terminating communication via a second network, in response to a second input to the input unit, and (iii) a third function of terminating communication via the first and second networks, in response to a third input to the input unit. The at least one processor limits, when the at least one processor processes a first call via the first network, at least one of the first input and the first function and at least one of the third input and the third function, and limits, when the at least one processor processes a second call via the second network, at least one of the second input and the second function and at least one of the third input and the third function..
Kyocera Corporation

Systems, methods and devices for rdma read/write operations

Presented herein are remote direct memory access (rdma) networks, rdma protocols, and methods for performing upper layer protocol (ulp) for rdma network configurations. Methods for performing ulp rdma include: a client central processing unit (cpu) allocating a buffer in a memory region of a client computing device; a client network interface card (nic) creating a steering tag for the buffer; the client cpu transmitting to a local server cpu of a local server node an initiate rdma request, the rdma request including source and destination (src-dest) information and a requested rdma operation, the src-dest information including the steering tag and a file path for a data file; a remote server nic of a remote server node locating the data file with the file path; the remote server nic performing the requested rdma operation without utilizing the server's cpu; and the client and remote server nic's completing the requested rdma operation..
Netapp, Inc.

Methods, systems, devices, and products for peer recommendations

A recommendation for a user is generated in response to a user request. The recommendation can pertain to whether a user should download and install a mobile device application and is based on a number of responses received from other mobile devices within a specified distance from the mobile device at which the recommendation was requested.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Privacy enhancements for wireless devices

A wireless device can obtain a network information record from another device operating as a credential source. The network information record can include network access information for a wireless network (e.g., ssid and password) and a usage policy specifying conditions under which the wireless device should search for the wireless network (e.g., temporal and/or spatial conditions).
Apple Inc.

Providing security in a communication network

Systems and methods for optimizing system resources by selectively enabling various scanning functions relating to user traffic streams based on the level of trust associated with the destination are provided. According to one embodiment, a network security device within an enterprise network receives an application protocol request directed to an external network that is originated by a client device associated with the enterprise network.
Fortinet, Inc.

User authentication over networks

Methods are provided for authenticating user authentication data, associated with a user id, at an authentication system. The authentication system comprises an authentication server connected to a network, and a secure cryptoprocessor operatively coupled to the authentication server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatic membership in social networks based on current location information

A social networking website system with automatic registration based on a current location information. Individuals are automatically enrolled into social network services based on a current location determined from their mobile devices.

Determining event recommendability in online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes, by a computing device, identifying an event in an online social network to be evaluated for recommendation to a user of the online social network and determining whether the event is recommendable to the user, the determination being based on identifying correlations between one or more characteristics of the user and a plurality of signals associated with the event. The method further includes, in response to determining that the event is recommendable, presenting a recommendation or promotion for the event to the user, and, in response to determining that the event is not recommendable, converting the event in accordance with the determining that the event is not recommendable.
Facebook, Inc.

Address space mapping for managing alternative networks for high quality of service communications

Methods and systems are provided. Exemplary methods may include: providing a first data packet to a first interface, the first data packet including a first address and being received from a computing device, the computing device being at a premises and coupled to a third interface, the first interface coupled to a first broadband connection received at the premises, the first broadband connection being coupled to a service using a first data network; determining at least one second data packet to be received at the first interface from the service is lost or delayed; supplying a second address to the computing device for communications with the service, in response to the determining; receiving from the computing device a third data packet including the second address; modifying the third data packet including replacing the second address with the first address; and giving the modified third data packet to a second interface..
Ooma, Inc.

Workload deployment in computing networks

Techniques of workload deployment in a computing network are described. For example a computing system may receive a workload deployment request for deployment of a workload on resources of the computing network.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Efficient datagram segmentation and reassembly for packet-switched networks

Described herein is datagram segmentation and acknowledgment in a network. A communication node in the network may determine a length of a datagram is greater than a maximum protocol data unit (pdu) length of a protocol of the network and create a segmented message comprising the datagram and a payload length field indicating the length of the datagram.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Establishing and managing alternative networks for high quality of service communications

Methods and systems are provided. Exemplary methods may include: providing a first data packet to a first interface, the first data packet including a first address and being received from a computing device, the computing device being at a premises and coupled to a third interface, the first interface coupled to a first broadband connection received at the premises, the first broadband connection being coupled to a service using a first data network; determining at least one second data packet to be received at the first interface from the service is lost or delayed; supplying a second address to the computing device for communications with the service, in response to the determining; receiving from the computing device a third data packet including the second address; modifying the third data packet including replacing the second address with the first address; and giving the modified third data packet to a second interface..
Ooma, Inc.

Handling consumer mobility in information-centric networks

Computer-implemented methods, computer software, and computer systems for handling consumer mobility in an information-centric networks (icn). A pending interest table (pit) including one or more pit entries is maintained by an attachment point (ap) of a user equipment (ue) in the icn.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Configuring a hardware switch as an edge node for a logical router

A method for configuring an edge mhfe for a logical network to communicate with other networks is described. The method receives data for the logical network that defines a logical router and a set of logical switches for logically connecting several end machines that operate on different host machines.
Nicira, Inc.

Remote fault tolerance for managing alternative networks for high quality of service communications

Methods and systems are provided. Exemplary methods may include: providing a first data packet to a first interface, the first data packet including a first address and being received from a computing device, the computing device being at a premises and coupled to a third interface, the first interface coupled to a first broadband connection received at the premises, the first broadband connection being coupled to a service using a first data network; determining at least one second data packet to be received at the first interface from the service is lost or delayed; supplying a second address to the computing device for communications with the service, in response to the determining; receiving from the computing device a third data packet including the second address; modifying the third data packet including replacing the second address with the first address; and giving the modified third data packet to a second interface..
Ooma, Inc.

Local fault tolerance for managing alternative networks for high quality of service communications

Methods and systems are provided. Exemplary methods may include: providing a first data packet to a first interface, the first data packet including a first address and being received from a computing device, the computing device being at a premises and coupled to a third interface, the first interface coupled to a first broadband connection received at the premises, the first broadband connection being coupled to a service using a first data network; determining at least one second data packet to be received at the first interface from the service is lost or delayed; supplying a second address to the computing device for communications with the service, in response to the determining; receiving from the computing device a third data packet including the second address; modifying the third data packet including replacing the second address with the first address; and giving the modified third data packet to a second interface..
Ooma, Inc.

Virtualization mapping

Systems and methods for the management of virtual machine instances are provided. The hosted virtual machine networks are configured in a manner such that communications within the hosted virtual machine network are facilitated through a communication protocol.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Distributed vpn service

For a network that includes host machines for providing computing and networking resources and a vpn gateway for providing external access to those resources, a novel method that distributes encryption keys to the hosts to encrypt/decrypt the complete payload originating/terminating at those hosts is described. These encryption keys are created or obtained by the vpn gateway based on network security negotiations with the external networks/devices.
Nicira, Inc.

Multi-user, full duplex in-band communication in wireless networks

A method for scheduling multiple users for multi-user full duplex communications in a wireless network over a wireless channel. The scheduling may be based on base station beam indices, base station channel measurements, received ue capabilities, received ue measured channel conditions and/or received ue positional information.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Radio-over-fibre transmission in communications networks

A radio-over-fibre transmitter comprising: an optical splitter arranged to receive an optical carrier signal having a carrier optical frequency, and split it into a plurality of portions; electro-optic modulation apparatus each arranged to receive a respective optical carrier signal portion and a respective modulated radio frequency subcarrier signal, and arranged to modulate the respective optical carrier signal portion with the respective modulated radio frequency subcarrier signal and arranged to suppress onward transmission of the respective optical carrier signal portion, to form a respective carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signal; an optical combiner arranged to receive the carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signals and one of the optical carrier signal portions and arranged to combine them to form a subcarrier multiplexed optical signal; and polarisation apparatus arranged to ensure that the carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signals and said optical carrier signal portion each have the same polarisation state at the optical combiner.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Path computation based on dynamic performance monitoring systems and methods in optical networks

The present disclosure provides dynamic performance monitoring systems and methods for optical networks to ascertain optical network health in a flexible and accurate manner. The present invention introduces accurate estimations for optical channel performance characteristics based either on existing channels or with a dynamic optical probe configured to measure characteristics on unequipped wavelengths.
Ciena Corporation

Multi-link beamforming training techniques for 60 ghz wireless networks

Various embodiments may be generally directed to multi-link beamforming training techniques for 60 ghz wireless networks. In some embodiments, a 60 ghz-capable device in a 60 ghz wireless network may train wireless links with multiple other 60 ghz-capable devices simultaneously.

Segment protected parallel bus

A segment protected parallel bus is for an uninterruptible power supply to electric consumers, whereby at least two electrical distributed power generation units, are connected electrically parallel, each distributed power generation unit is coupled to at least one electric consumer bus. At least two electrical protection zones for isolating electrical faults and multiple protection zones with instantaneous tripping for the electrical parallel connection of consumer networks are provided in a mutual electrical ring connection.
Equinix, Inc.

Load restoration in a high or medium voltage substation

The present invention is concerned with simplified configuration as well as supervision and testing of load restoration functions in high or medium voltage substations of electrical power transmission or distribution networks. The invention takes advantage of the fact that all information for load restoration is available from a standardized configuration representation and from dynamically observable events.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Vehicle event recorder systems and networks having integrated cellular wireless communications systems

Vehicle event recorder systems are arranged to be in constant communication with remote servers and administrators via mobile wireless cellular networks. Vehicle event recorders equipped with video cameras capture video and other data records of important events relating to vehicle use.
Smartdrive Systems, Inc.

System and conducting non-nouisant surveys over virtual networks

A polling method, online polling system and program product therefor. A system avatar unit creates, maintains and controls system avatars distributed throughout a virtual world.
International Business Machines Corporation

Analyzing health events using recurrent neural networks

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for using recurrent neural networks to analyze health events. One of the methods includes: processing each of a plurality of initial temporal sequences of health events to generate, for each of the initial temporal sequences, a respective network internal state of a recurrent neural network for each time step in the initial temporal sequence; storing, for each of the initial temporal sequences, one or more of the network internal states for the time steps in the temporal sequence in a repository; obtaining a first temporal sequence; processing the first temporal sequence using the recurrent neural network to generate a sequence internal state for the first temporal sequence; and selecting one or more initial temporal sequences that are likely to include health events that are predictive of future health events in the first temporal sequence..
Google Inc.

Predicting likelihoods of conditions being satisfied using recurrent neural networks

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for predicting likelihoods of conditions being satisfied using recurrent neural networks. One of the systems is configured to process a temporal sequence comprising a respective input at each of a plurality of time steps and comprises: one or more recurrent neural network layers; one or more logistic regression nodes, wherein each of the logistic regression nodes corresponds to a respective condition from a predetermined set of conditions, and wherein each of the logistic regression nodes is configured to, for each of the plurality of time steps: receive the network internal state for the time step; and process the network internal state for the time step in accordance with current values of a set of parameters of the logistic regression node to generate a future condition score for the corresponding condition for the time step..
Google Inc.

Analyzing health events using recurrent neural networks

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for using recurrent neural networks to analyze health events. One of the methods includes obtaining a first temporal sequence of health events, wherein the first temporal sequence comprises respective health-related data associated with a particular patient at each of a plurality of time steps; processing the first temporal sequence of health events using a recurrent neural network to generate a neural network output for the first temporal sequence; and generating, from the neural network output for the first temporal sequence, health analysis data that characterizes future health events that may occur after a last time step in the temporal sequence..
Google Inc.

Cross-trained convolutional neural networks using multimodal images

Embodiments of a computer-implemented method for training a convolutional neural network (cnn) that is pre-trained using a set of color images are disclosed. The method comprises receiving a training dataset including multiple multidimensional images, each multidimensional image including a color image and a depth image; performing a fine-tuning of the pre-trained cnn using the depth image for each of the plurality of multidimensional images; obtaining a depth cnn based on the pre-trained cnn, wherein the depth cnn is associated with a first set of parameters; replicating the depth cnn to obtain a duplicate depth cnn being initialized with the first set of parameters; and obtaining a depth-enhanced color cnn based on the duplicate depth cnn being fine-tuned using the color image for each of the plurality of multidimensional images, wherein the depth-enhanced color cnn is associated with a second set of parameters..
Xerox Corporation

Techniques for warm starting finite element analyses with deep neural networks

A simulation application receives simulation parameters associated with a simulation to be generated. The simulation parameters include geometry associated with the simulation and corresponding boundary conditions.
Autodesk, Inc.

Representation learning using multi-task deep neural networks

A system may comprise one or more processors and memory storing instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, configure one or more processors to perform a number of operations or tasks, such as receiving a query or a document, and mapping the query or the document into a lower dimensional representation by performing at least one operational layer that shares at least two disparate tasks.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc





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