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 Method and system for contention queuing using a queue-based mac protocol patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for contention queuing using a queue-based mac protocol
A mac protocol, useful for wireless local area networks (wlans), is provided for improving throughput efficiency. The protocol includes three concurrent processes, and the channel is divided into a contention subchannel and a transmission subchannel.
Macau University Of Science And Technology


 System information decoding in multi-subscription multi-standby communication devices patent thumbnailnew patent System information decoding in multi-subscription multi-standby communication devices
Embodiments include systems and methods for managing reception of system information transmissions from networks of a first subscription and a second subscription by a processor of a multi-subscription multi-standby communication device. The device processor may identify which of the first subscription and the second subscription has a lower rate of system information transmissions.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Method for mitigating interference between two or more wide body area networks patent thumbnailnew patent Method for mitigating interference between two or more wide body area networks
A method of mitigating interference between two or more wide body area networks wbans, the method comprising: detecting, at a first wban, control channel beacons transmitted from one or more other wbans, each control channel beacon specifying a data channel on which the respective wban is operating; determining, based on the detected control channel beacons, whether one of the other wbans is operating on the same data channel as the first wban and if so, adjusting one or more communication parameters of the first wban or requesting said one of the other wbans to adjust its own communication parameters in order to mitigate interference between the first wban and said one of the other wbans.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


 Power saving architectures and techniques in wireless networks patent thumbnailnew patent Power saving architectures and techniques in wireless networks
Architectures and techniques for power saving in densely deployed wireless networks are provided. An example system includes an access point device and devices wirelessly coupled to the access point device.
Intel Corporation


 Intelligent plmn selection for link budget limited wireless devices patent thumbnailnew patent Intelligent plmn selection for link budget limited wireless devices
Techniques for a link budget limited ue to improve communications performance with cellular networks are disclosed. The ue may be associated with subscriptions to multiple carriers and may connect to a cell of a first carrier.
Apple Inc.


 Communication terminal, communication method, and program-containing storage medium patent thumbnailnew patent Communication terminal, communication method, and program-containing storage medium
In order to make it possible to select communication interface in accordance with features of access networks, the terminal includes a plurality of communication interfaces each of which corresponds to at least one of the plurality of networks. The terminal includes a communication means capable of selecting the communication interface through which communication with the connection destination is performed based on whether a network corresponding to each of the plurality of communication interfaces is communicable with the connection destination..
Nec Corporation


 Mms termination on different networks patent thumbnailnew patent Mms termination on different networks
A mobile device, via a roaming platform, can switch imsis (e.g., home imsi-1, roamer imsi-2, etc.) depending on a location of the mobile device. Upon switching imsis, the roaming platform can forward the update location to an hlr of the home network and roaming network.
T-mobile U.s.a., Inc.


 Circuit-switched services over sae/lte networks patent thumbnailnew patent Circuit-switched services over sae/lte networks
A method and apparatus for providing both mobile terminated, mt, and mobile originated, mo, circuit switched (cs) services such as short message service, sms, services in networks utilizing cs fallback and csolte-i architectures. An extended sgs interface referred to as sgs+ is implemented between a mobility management entity, mme, in an sae core network and a mobile switching center server, msc-s.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Mobile device location determination using micronetworks patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile device location determination using micronetworks
A facility for determining the location of a mobile device when a location determination of a desired accuracy is desired. If available, the facility determines the location of the mobile device using a device-based technique or using a location determination technique that is accessible over a macronetwork.
T-mobile U.s.a., Inc.


 Overload control and coordination between m2m service layer and 3gpp networks patent thumbnailnew patent Overload control and coordination between m2m service layer and 3gpp networks
Various issues with existing congestion and overload control mechanisms are recognized and described herein. Described herein, in accordance with various embodiments, are various mechanisms in which core networks, such as 3 gpp networks for example, and an m2m service layer can coordinate and share information to efficiently and intelligently manage each other's congestion and overload states..
Convida Wireless, Llc


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Apparatuses and methods for transmitting or receiving a broadcast content via one or more networks

The present invention relates to an apparatus for supporting hybrid broadcasting in a digital broadcasting system. The present invention provides an apparatus for receiving a broadcast content via one or more networks.
Lg Electronics Inc.

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Download account with shared data plan

A device is configured to create an account including a plurality of members and a shared data plan. The device stores a content associated with the account and the shared data plan is set up to be charged for data used on an operating network to provide the content to the plurality of members associated with a plurality of operator networks.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

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Apparatus and operating a system

An apparatus and method of operating a system includes receiving, at a network interface configured for specialized network protocol networks, a set of data frames and storing the received set of data frames for later retrieval, and retrieving a subset of the data frames from the network interface by a retrieval module.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

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Conference reconstruction in sip networks

During a session initiation protocol dialog setup, the user agent sends an invite message with an sdp offer to the conference controller, and the conference controller provides to a media gateway a unique session identifier, a unique conference identifier, and optionally at least one of feature information and/or policy information. If the conference controller restarts, the media gateway may provide the conference controller the unique session identifier, the unique conference identifier, and the optional feature and/or policy information.
Avaya Inc.

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Network interface card having embedded virtual router

A high-performance, scalable and drop-free data center switch fabric and infrastructure is described. The data center switch fabric may leverage low cost, off-the-shelf packet-based switching components (e.g., ip over ethernet (ipoe)) and overlay forwarding technologies rather than proprietary switch fabric.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

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Internet control message protocol enhancement for traffic carried by a tunnel over internet protocol networks

A first network element (ne) comprises a receiver configured to receive a tunnel redirection request message from a second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message is a request to re-route packets to a third ne instead of the second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message comprises an address of the third ne and a first destination address, wherein the packets comprise the first destination address. A processor of the ne is coupled to the receiver and configured to add an outer header and an encapsulation header to a first subset of the packets, wherein the outer header comprises the address of the third ne, and wherein the encapsulation header comprises an identifier of an encapsulation protocol supported by the third ne, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first subset of the packets to the third ne via an overlay tunnel, and transmit a second subset of packets to the second ne..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

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Sharing an application configuration among social networks

A machine may generate and store a correlation among multiple identifiers of the user that enable access to an application through multiple systems. For example, the user may have a first identifier for using a first social network system, and a second identifier for using a second social network system, and the machine may generate and store a correlation between the first identifier and the second identifier.
Zynga Inc.

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Network devices, methods and/or systems for use in a media network

In certain aspects, the present disclosure is related to devices, methods, systems and/or computer-readable media for use in an isochronous media network in which media devices connected to a network employ one or more synchronization signal to regulate or facilitate the transmission of media signals through the network. In certain aspects, the present disclosure is also related to devices, methods, systems and/or computer-readable media for use in a larger unified, or substantially unified, isochronous network created from aggregating local isochronous media networks in which media devices connected to a network employ a one or more synchronisation signal distributed from a local master clock to regulate or facilitate the transmission of media signals..
Audinate Pty Ltd.

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Optical pam modulation with dual drive mach zehnder modulators and low complexity electrical signaling

The present invention is directed to data communication system and methods. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide a communication interface that is configured to transfer data at high bandwidth using pam format(s) over optical communication networks.
Inphi Corporation

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Method and system for transmitter optimization of an optical pam serdes based on receiver feedback

The present invention is directed to data communication system and methods. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide a communication interface that is configured to transfer data at high bandwidth using pam format(s) over optical communication networks.
Inphi Corporation

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System, two-way transport of data over a single fiber strand

The systems, apparatuses and methods of the present invention set forth improvements to the problems of the current pairing or duplex paradigm, resulting in a dramatic increase in fiber transmission efficiency, accomplished explicitly by restructuring presently-aligned c-band wavelengths into innovative dwdm transmit and receive formats, and through implementing photonic-wave changes, which directs ethernet data flow onto new path adaptations. These improvements could reduce line haul expenses significantly, believed to reach a projected 50% less requirement/deployment of fiber strands.
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative

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Methods and systems relating to optical networks

Data center interconnections, which encompass wscs as well as traditional data centers, have become both a bottleneck and a cost/power issue for cloud computing providers, cloud service providers and the users of the cloud generally. Fiber optic technologies already play critical roles in data center operations and will increasingly in the future.
Aeponyx Inc.

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Capture and analysis of transient events in hybrid fiber-coaxial (hfc) networks

A coaxial cable remote diagnostic management tool (rdmt) comprises a receiver configured to receive a first signal, wherein the first signal is a time domain signal; and receive an instruction to analyze the first signal; and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to: generate a trigger based on the instruction; convert the first signal into a second signal, wherein the second signal is a frequency domain signal; perform a comparison of the trigger to the second signal; and process the second signal based on the comparison.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

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Brush block copolymer electrolytes and electrocatalyst compositions

Provided herein are copolymer electrolytes and electrocatalyst platforms, including brush block copolymers, triblock brush copolymers and pentablock brush copolymers. The copolymers described have beneficial chemical, physical and electrical properties including high ionic conductivity and mechanical strength.
California Institute Of Technology

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Social networking advocacy system and method

An online advocacy platform provides one or more of a crowd-sourced vote-counting mechanism for legislative issues, support on target selection, tactic prioritization, fundraising, supporter recruitment, campaign marketing, and content creation and aggregation. In some embodiments, the platform further provides one or more of group purchase of advocacy services and a social networking address book.
Blastroots, Inc.

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Structural descriptions for neurosynaptic networks

Embodiments of the invention provide a method comprising creating a structural description for at least one neurosynaptic core circuit. Each core circuit comprises an interconnect network including plural electronic synapses for interconnecting one or more electronic neurons with one or more electronic axons.
International Business Machines Corporation

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System and the detection and counting of repetitions of repetitive activity via a trained network

A technique and system for counting the number of repetitions of approximately the same action in an input video sequence using 3d convolutional neural networks is disclosed. The proposed system runs online and not on the complete video.

new patent

Systems and methods for merging networks of heterogeneous data

A method and system for merging heterogeneous data types are provided. The method includes receiving a first corpus of first data, the first data includes an indicator of an interaction between a first element of the first corpus of first data and a second element of the first corpus of first data, receiving a second corpus of second data, the second data includes an indication of an interaction between a third element of the second corpus of second data and a fourth element of the second corpus of data, and generating a third matrix using correlations of the first and second elements with correlations of the third and fourth elements..
Mastercard International Incorporated

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Modeling of power distribution networks for path finding

In a method for analyzing pre-register-transfer level phase of a power distribution network in an electronic circuit design, in which the power distribution network is defined to include a matrix of a number repeated leaf cells, wherein each of the matrix of repeated leaf cells corresponds to a model leaf cell wherein the model leaf cell includes an alternating vdd and gnd grid on top of an interposer. A plurality of local ports of the model leaf cell is defined.
E-system Design, Inc.

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Generating snippet modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing posts of an online social network, each post being associated with a first entity of the online social network, classifying, based on content and metadata associated with each post, one or more of the posts as being relevant to the first entity, extracting a set of one or more n-grams from the content of the posts classified as being relevant to the first entity, filtering the set of n-grams to remove one or more of the extracted n-grams from the set of n-grams, calculating a quality score for each n-gram in the filtered set of n-grams, generating a snippet-module including one or more of the extracted n-grams from the filtered set of n-grams having quality-scores greater than a threshold quality-score, and sending, to a client system of a first user of the online social network, the snippet-module for display to the user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

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System and estimating the number of people in a smart building

This disclosure concerns estimating the number of people within building-based device networks. Increasingly, local area network (lan) devices are capable of sensing people (e.g.

new patent

Methods and system for wavelength tunable optical components and sub-systems

Wavelength division multiplexing (wdm) has enabled telecommunication service providers to fully exploit the transmission capacity of optical fibers. State of the art systems in long-haul networks now have aggregated capacities of terabits per second.
Aeponyx Inc.

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Electrical sensor

Power distribution networks increasingly need to monitor the electrical power at points distributed around the network in order to cope with feed-in tariffs, etc. A unit which senses the electrical characteristics of the network can also be used to sense other environmental characteristics of the electrical network at that location.
Repl International Limited

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Safety stoppage device and safety stoppage of an autonomous vehicle

A safety stoppage device and method for safety stoppage of an autonomous vehicle including control networks and sensors for monitoring the autonomous vehicle surroundings and motion includes a brake-control unit for a brake system including wheel brakes of the autonomous vehicle, and a signaling processing system for processing sensor signals enabling an autonomous drive mode thereof. Where a drivable space exists is predicted based on data from the sensors and sensor fusion, and a safe trajectory to a stop within the drivable space is calculated and sent to the brake-control unit and stored therein.
Volvo Car Corporation

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Electrically connecting electrically isolated printhead die ground networks at flexible circuit

A printhead assembly for an inkjet-printing device includes a printhead die and a flexible circuit connected to the printhead die. The printhead die includes a substrate, a first ground network electrically connected to the substrate, a device layer, and a second ground network electrically connected to the device layer.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Method, apparatus, and device for admission in connected mode

A method includes: receiving, by a decision device, throughput rates that are separately sent by wireless network devices in m wireless networks and can be separately obtained by a wireless multimode terminal in the m wireless networks, where the m wireless networks are wireless networks that can be currently accessed by the wireless multimode terminal, and m≧2; and determining, by the decision device according to the throughput rates that can be separately obtained by the wireless multimode terminal in the m wireless networks, a wireless network that is suitable to be accessed by the wireless multimode terminal in connected mode.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and network energy assessment

A method and apparatus for energy assessment in a communication network. The network may consist of a number of different portions, such as network elements or sub-networks that may be evaluated separately.
Alcatel Lucent

Systems and methods for integrating wireless local area networks on extended bridges

An information handling system is provided herein. The information handling system includes a controlling bridge having a plurality of bridge ports and at least one port extender coupled to one of the bridge ports of the controlling bridge to form an extended bridge.
Dell Products L.p.

Emission control for wireless location management

An emission control scheme intended to limit the localization and identification of a wireless device to known friendly wireless networks. Use of an intelligent access control (iac) on a wireless device allows the user or administrator control over the revealing of the wireless device to any particular network.
Location Sentry Corp

Mobile interconnection device

An interconnection device includes a wide area network interface, arranged for establishing a connection with a base station in a plurality of wide area networks of the cellular network type. There is a local area network interface, arranged for communication between a local device and the wide area network interface..
Cortex Systems

Methods and system in user service enhancement for roaming in wireless mesh networks

The present disclosure relates to methods and system for enhancing user services during roaming in wireless mesh networks, in particular, a wireless mesh router (“wmr”) for accessing a wireless mesh network. The wmr is to identify neighboring wmrs that are in the neighborhood of said wmr and to store identity information of the neighboring wmrs, and the wmr is to provide the neighboring wmrs with data of a mobile user device while the mobile user device is in connection with the wmr such that one of said neighboring wmrs is to takeover connection of the mobile user device from the wmr when the mobile user device moves away from said wmr..

Interworking between networks operating according to different radio access technologies

There is provided a method of operating a network node in a first network that is operating according to a first radio access technology, rat, the network node controlling a first cell in the first network, the method comprising receiving information for a terminal device served by the first cell (913; 1113), the received information corresponding to information for the terminal device that was provided to the terminal device from another cell of the first network, the information being for use in a network interworking feature that enables and controls interworking between the first network and a network operating according to a second rat.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and service continuity in heterogeneous wireless networks

The present invention provides a system and a method for service continuity in heterogeneous wireless networks, which comprises a handover decision module and a session continuity module. The handover decision module is responsible for maintaining link layer association and network layer reachability in according to the underlying network conditions to fulfill the service requirement of applications.
National Chiao Tung University

Methods and systems for performing dynamic spectrum arbitrage based on enodeb transition states

A dynamic spectrum arbitrage (dsa) system may include a dynamic spectrum policy controller (dpc) and a dynamic spectrum controller (dsc) that together dynamically manage the allocation and use of resources (e.g., spectrum resources) across different networks. The dsc and/or dpc components may be configured to monitor a congestion state of an enodeb, and intelligently allocate resources, manage user traffic of the enodebs, select target enodebs for handovers, determine the quality of service (qos) levels that are to be given to wireless devices attached to the enodebs, and/or perform other similar operations to intelligently manage the allocation and use of resources by the various networks.
Rivada Networks, Llc

Metrics for traffic steering in a wireless network

Metrics may be used by user equipment (ue) to steer traffic through different access networks or to provide access network mobility decisions. For example, in one implementation, a ue may determine metrics relating to network conditions associated with at least a non-cellular access network.
Intel Ip Corporation

Enhanced power reduction in mesh networks

An arrangement of a mesh network comprising a first station, a second station and one or more intermediate stations is disclosed. The first, second and one or more intermediate stations are configured to comprise a sleep mode wherein the first, second and one or more intermediate stations are idle, and an awake mode wherein the first, second and one or more intermediate stations are awake.
Terranet Ab

Service failure in communications networks

Apparatuses and methods providing indications of service failure in a communications network. At least one n-dimensional vector of key performance indicator values is acquired from at least one network equipment device.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Performance improvement in wireless communications networks

There is provided mechanisms for improving performance in a wireless communications network. A method is performed by a network node.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Architecture for radio access network virtualization

Multiple access wireless communication networks/infrastructures are virtualized in telecommunications environments. A system replicates a cell identifier associated with a macro base station device to create a virtual base station device presence for a set of network devices included in the multiple access wireless communication network and thereafter facilitates communication with the multiple access wireless communication network, the set of network devices, and a mobile device through the created virtual base station presence..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Method for sharing frequencty spectrum between networks

Disclosed is a network frequency spectrum sharing method, a user terminal of the present network sending a network signal strength measurement report of the different network to a home base station; an operation management node of the present network, based on the network signal strength measurement report calculating a network overlapping level indicator of the different network, and obtaining network overlapping topology-based information of the different network; and the two networks exchanging the network overlapping topology-based information, and calculating a policy for allocating shared frequency spectrum resources therebetween. The present invention can enable different networks to fairly and reasonably share frequency spectrum resources within a specified range, thus increasing a frequency spectrum utilization rate..
Shanghai Research Center For Wireless Communications

Security for network load broadcasts over cellular networks

A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for obtaining cellular network load information in a secure manner are disclosed. For example, the method receives the cellular network load information, where the cellular network load information is encrypted.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Dynamically switching between broadcast and unicast services for service continuity between wireless networks

Dynamically switching between broadcast and unicast services for service continuity between wireless networks is presented herein. A system can comprise a detection component configured to determine that a mobile device is receiving a broadcast transmission of broadcast data from a broadcast enabled access point device configured to send, via a broadcast service wireless coverage area, the broadcast data to multiple devices via a point-to-multipoint communication protocol.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Operating unmanned aerial vehicles to maintain or create wireless networks

Embodiments herein use a real-time system to conduct a line of sight (los) survey between radio sites. The system includes a drone controlled by a uav los system (uls) server to gather information regarding the los path between the radio sites.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and node for selecting a message box

A method in a node a communication system for selecting a message box for a machine device. The communication system comprises one or more capillary networks and a wireless network, the one or more capillary networks comprising one or more machine devices and at least two capillary network gateways.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Identification of vulnerability to social phishing

A computer-implemented method includes generating, by one or more processors, a hyperlink targeting a uniform resource locator (url), detecting a selection of the generated hyperlink by one or more social entities across one or more social networks, generating a report, wherein the generated report includes analytical details regarding the selection of the generated hyperlink by the one or more social entities, and providing the generated report to a user associated with a protected social entity.. .
Zerofox, Inc.





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