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Telecommunications networks

Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited

Telecommunications networks

Communication state transitioning control

Intel

Communication state transitioning control

Communication state transitioning control

Verizon Patent And Licensing

Temporary access to wireless networks

Date/App# patent app List of recent Networks-related patents
06/25/15
20150181636
 Transmitter augmented radar/laser detection using local mobile network within a wide area network patent thumbnailTransmitter augmented radar/laser detection using local mobile network within a wide area network
A radar/laser emission detector is augmented with a cellular communications capability to provide the capability to share emission detection information amongst drivers to give other drivers even more advanced warning. A network of a plurality of cellular augmented radar/laser emission detector devices may be formed, each having the capability to source the location of radar or laser emission detections to others requesting access to such information, and each being warned when within a proximity of a recent radar or laser emission detection reported by at least one of the plurality of hybrid radar/laser detector devices.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181592
 Telecommunications networks patent thumbnailTelecommunications networks
A mobile telecommunications network includes a core network operable to provide core network functions; and a radio access network having control means, and radio means for wireless communication with terminals registered with the telecommunications network. In some embodiments the control means includes a client function and the core network includes a director function, and the network includes channel controller means operable to control the establishment of a control channel between the client function and the director function.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited
06/25/15
20150181525
 Communication state transitioning control patent thumbnailCommunication state transitioning control
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and systems configurations for managing state transitions of communication circuitries in wireless networks. Embodiments manage radio resource control (rrc) state transitions and/or discontinuous reception (drx) state transitions.
Intel Corporation
06/25/15
20150181503
 Temporary access to wireless networks patent thumbnailTemporary access to wireless networks
A server device may receive a first request for temporary access to a wireless network, the first request being associated with a first device, wherein the temporary access is based on a subscription for access to the wireless network, the subscription being associated with a second device; grant the first request for temporary access to the wireless network; subsequently determine that the temporary access to the wireless network has expired; receive, after the temporary access has expired, a second request for temporary access to the wireless network, the second request being associated with the first device; and reject the second request for temporary access to the wireless network, the rejecting being based on determining that temporary access has previously been granted to the first device.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
06/25/15
20150181494
 Methods, computer program products and apparatuses enabling to improve handovers in mobile communication networks patent thumbnailMethods, computer program products and apparatuses enabling to improve handovers in mobile communication networks
A memory includes a number of partitions, each assigned to a respective terminal, each including a first number of subpartitions of a first type, each assigned to a respective cell visited by the respective terminal. The memory includes second number of subpartitions of a second type, each assigned to a respective transition of a terminal between respective cells upon each transition of a respective terminal between respective cells, data is received pertaining to the respective terminal from a network entity(les) representing a respective cell.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy
06/25/15
20150181489
 Apparatus and  reserved transmission of non-real-time content in heterogeneous network environment patent thumbnailApparatus and reserved transmission of non-real-time content in heterogeneous network environment
An apparatus and a method for reserved transmission of non-real-time content in a heterogeneous network environment are disclosed. According to the present disclosure, a method for performing reserved transmission of non-real-time content in a heterogeneous network environment comprises receiving a transmission reservation option from either a mobile terminal user or a server, collecting information on networks accessible by the mobile terminal and data transmission rate on a regular basis, performing scheduling of whether to transmit data over a currently accessible network, based on the received transmission reservation option and the collected information on the accessible networks and the data transmission rate, and repeating data transmission according to the scheduling until transmission of the content is completed..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
06/25/15
20150181486
 Techniques for switching between wireless networks patent thumbnailTechniques for switching between wireless networks
Examples are disclosed for switching between wireless networks. In some examples a method for switching between wireless network may comprise creating a virtual wireless adapter, maintaining a first wireless connection with a first wireless network, initiating a second wireless connection with a second wireless network using the virtual wireless adapter, disconnecting the first wireless connection with the first wireless network, and establishing the second wireless connection with the second wireless network.
06/25/15
20150181483
 Volte call establishment in td and fdd lte networks patent thumbnailVolte call establishment in td and fdd lte networks
This application discloses various techniques for call establishment using voice-over lte (volte) in networks supporting time division (td) and frequency division duplexed (fdd) lte communication systems. Such techniques can include systems and methods for mobile-originated calls for a ue in a td-lte cell, systems and methods for mobile-terminated calls for a connected ue in a td-lte cell and systems and methods for mobile-terminated calls for an idle ue in a td-lte cell.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181479
 Mechanism for radio link monitoring and radio link  failure handling in small cell networks patent thumbnailMechanism for radio link monitoring and radio link failure handling in small cell networks
A method of radio link monitoring (rlm) and radio link failure (rlf) handling over a small cell network is proposed. In a wireless network, a user equipment (ue) establishes a radio resource control (rrc) connection with a base station (enb), which is ue anchor.
Mediatek Inc.
06/25/15
20150181467
 Telecommunications networks patent thumbnailTelecommunications networks
A mobile telecommunications network includes a core network operable to provide core network functions; and a radio access network having control means, and radio means for wireless communication with terminals registered with the telecommunications network. In some embodiments the control means includes a client function operable to cause routing of traffic within the control means..
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited
06/25/15
20150181453

Channel and interference measurement in lte/lte-a networks including unlicensed spectrum


Channel and interference measurement in long term evolution (lte)/lte-advanced (lte-a) networks including unlicensed spectrum is discussed in which a user equipment (ue) detects a reference signal from a serving base station over a carrier of a shared spectrum for measurement. The reference signal may be a channel usage beacon signal (cubs) transmitted by the serving base station prior to transmission or may be a specific channel state information (csi) reference signal transmitted in the first subframe of a transmission frame.
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181449

Method and monitoring mobile communication networks


A manner of monitoring communications networks, and in a preferred embodiment specifically of monitoring and reporting rf (radio frequency) signal strength in mobile communication networks. A mobile device manager generates and transmits one or more measurement request messages and receives network-characteristic measurements in response.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
06/25/15
20150181441

Telecommunications networks


A mobile telecommunications network includes a network core operable to provide core network functions; and a radio access network having radio means for wireless communication with mobile terminals registered with the telecommunications network and control means operable to host a plurality of applications, functions or services for use by users of the mobile terminals. The control means includes a client function and the network core includes a director function.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited
06/25/15
20150181416

Method, devices and system to control provision of voice services in mobile communications networks


A system, method and devices for controlling provision of a voice service at a terminal of a first mobile communications network based on the expected quality of service. The presented embodiments improve the voip service performance in mobile telecommunication networks solving the problems of current voip services, providing to the user a good quality, especially in low coverage or congestion scenarios (reaching a similar quality than the cs voice calls in the same situations)..
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited
06/25/15
20150181363

Point-to-multipoint microwave communication


A microwave communication system may include subscriber stations in communication with a base station. The stations may include time duplex circuitry normally found in wireless local area networks (wlans).
Skyriver Communications, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181351

Time cycle audio recording device


A wrist-wearable, battery powered device (10) for recording audio uses circuitry to record audio in a continuous, looped fashion, and a processor which can be triggered to store a segment of previously recorded audio. Vibration circuitry (34) in the device is used to generate and respond to vibration so that a user can enable or disable recording (308, 314) and direct the storage of recorded audio (302) by mechanicaily tapping the device, and the processor can confirm user directions relating to recording of audio by responsively generating vibration of the device (304, 310, 316).
Nugg-it, Llc
06/25/15
20150181309

Bit indexed explicit replication for professional media networks


Various systems and methods for performing bit indexed explicit replication (bier). For example, one method involves receiving a first bit string at a node, encapsulating a packet with the first bit string, and forwarding the packet.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181288

Video sales and marketing system


Disclosed herein are systems and methods for video advertising, sales and marketing including techniques for creating images and video, editing those images and videos, characterizing those images and videos and providing those images and videos to multiple users using social networks. Also include are methods for product placement and advertising associated with those videos including method for analyzing user interactions with the images and videos and optimizing ad placement in response to the user interactions..
Ignite Video, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181283

System and a distributing multimedia content in a home network


A method for distributing multimedia content in a home network, comprising the steps of: broadcasting (14) multimedia content from a headend system (100) to a plurality of home networks (200), each home network (200) comprising a gateway (201) configured to receive multimedia content encrypted using a broadcast content key from the headend system (100) and a plurality of home devices (204, 205) configured to receive multimedia content from the gateway (201); registering (10) the plurality of home devices (201, 204, 205) of a particular home network (200) at a domain controller server (105) by providing identifiers of the home devices (201, 204, 205) to be registered for the particular home network (200); generating (19) a domain content license for a home network (200) on the basis of identifiers of the devices (201, 204, 205) registered for the particular home network (200), the domain content key allowing to encrypt multimedia content such that it can be decrypted by the devices (201, 204, 205) having the particular identifiers; transmitting (20) the domain content license to the gateway (201) of the particular home network (200); in the gateway (201), decrypting (15) the received (14) multimedia content, encrypting (21) the multimedia content using the keys extracted from the domain license and providing the content encrypted by the domain content key to the home devices (204, 205).. .
Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.
06/25/15
20150181267

Systems and methods for inferring and forecasting viewership and demographic data for unmonitored media networks


Currency data regarding the monitored media network including a first viewership count indicating a first number of viewers viewing the monitored media network during a first series of time intervals and demographic information regarding the first number of viewers may be received. Set-top-box viewership data regarding the monitored media network may also be received from a set top box.
Simulmedia, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181259

Digital television network structure and user terminal


This invention discloses a digital tv broadcast system coordinated with a broadband communication network, an information transmission network in which the broadcast system is applied, a digital tv heterogeneous network architecture, and a client terminal used in each of the above network systems. The various broadcast system architectures of the invention adopt the design concept of heterogeneous network which integrates a broadcast network with other networks, for example, a communication network, the internet and the like, to form a heterogeneous network architecture coordinating various networks.
Shanghai National Engineering Research Center Of Digital Television Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181044

Method and selecting a communication network


A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for selecting a network for telecommunication are provided. A type of network supporting a called identifier is identified.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc
06/25/15
20150180988

Locality based content distribution


A system and method for content distribution are provided. A content provider generates a network topology having one or more subnetworks made up of content sources.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180968

Delivery of content


Systems and methods are provided for a pull model for delivery of data such as content metadata among interconnected content delivery networks (cdni), allowing for accurate metadata information in appropriate edge servers in a large cdni system. When a request for an asset in a cdn (cdn a) is to be served by another, interconnected cdn (cdn b), a link to the location where the metadata is stored within cdn a can be provided along with the request for cdn b to serve the content to the user.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc
06/25/15
20150180959

Network interface controller supporting network virtualization


A network interface device includes a host interface for connection to a host processor having a memory. A network interface is configured to transmit and receive data packets over a data network, which supports multiple tenant networks overlaid on the data network.
Mellanox Technologies Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180947

Information-providing device, information-providing system


An information-providing system for providing information to a user includes an information terminal including a display unit as an output unit capable of outputting information, and an information management server for managing a predetermined site, which is registered by the user and is capable of providing information on a network, the information management server being connected to the information terminal via networks to be able to communicate information to and from the information terminal. The information terminal and the information management servers respectively include control units for causing, when a significant change has been made, through involvement of another party other than the user, to a site status of the predetermined site, the display unit as the output unit to output recommendation information for recommending access to the predetermined site..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150180931

Content delivery methods and systems


The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for delivering content from content providers to end users using computer networks. Aspects of the invention enable content providers cost-effective content delivery using, for example, download and peer-to-peer mechanisms, while also allowing content providers the ability to control and restrict usage of the content and combat piracy.
06/25/15
20150180889

Using new edges for anomaly detection in computer networks


Creation of new edges in a network may be used as an indication of a potential attack on the network. Historical data of a frequency with which nodes in a network create and receive new edges may be analyzed.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc
06/25/15
20150180830

Context-aware network and situation management for crypto-partitioned networks


This disclosure describes a context aware scalable dynamic network whereby network information concerning network elements in an untrusted (black) network are gathered by network sensors, stored at a network sensor collector, and sent to another network sensor collector in a trusted (red) network through a one-way guard. At the red network, the network information from the black network may be combined with network information from one or more red networks.
Architecture Technology Corporation
06/25/15
20150180813

Message delivery in messaging networks


In response to receipt of a request message from a requester, a reply message is created. The reply message includes a message identifier of the request message copied from the received request message.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150180801

Method and implementing and managing virtual switches


In general, the present invention relates to a virtual platform in which one or more distributed virtual switches can be created for use in virtual networking. According to some aspects, the distributed virtual switch according to the invention provides the ability for virtual and physical machines to more readily, securely, and efficiently communicate with each other even if they are not located on the same physical host and/or in the same subnet or vlan.
Nicira, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180800

Quality of service (qos) configuration in low-power and lossy networks


In one embodiment, a distributed intelligence agent (dia) in a computer network performs deep packet inspection on received packets to determine packet flows, and calculates per-flow service level agreement (sla) metrics for the packets based on timestamp values placed in the packets by respective origin devices in the computer network. By comparing the sla metrics to respective slas to determine whether the respective slas are met, then in response to a particular sla not being met for a particular flow, the dia may download determined quality of service (qos) configuration parameters to one or more visited devices along n calculated paths from a corresponding origin device for the particular flow to the dia.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180799

Hierarchical/lossless packet preemption to reduce latency jitter in flow-controlled packet-based networks


Methods, apparatus, and systems for implementing hierarchical and lossless packet preemption and interleaving to reduce latency jitter in flow-controller packet-based networks. Fabric packets are divided into a plurality of data units, with data units for different fabric packets buffered in separate buffers.
06/25/15
20150180778

Traffic engineering for large scale data center networks


The present disclosure provides for the determination of bandwidth allocation of inter-block traffic in a data center network. It employs a number of optimization objectives and a heuristic water-filling strategy to avoid producing unnecessary paths and to avoid determining paths that would be unavailable when actually needed.
Google Inc.
06/25/15
20150180776

Virtual machine network controller


Embodiments relate to virtual networks. An aspect includes a method for controlling a virtual network including analyzing header content of packet traffic, where the packet traffic corresponds to one or more virtual machines run on a computer.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150180773

Virtual machine network controller


Embodiments relate to virtual networks. An aspect includes a method for controlling a virtual network including analyzing header content of packet traffic, where the packet traffic corresponds to one or more virtual machines run on a computer.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150180768

Using virtual networking devices to manage routing cost information


Techniques are described for providing managed virtual computer networks that have a configured logical network topology with virtual networking devices, such as by a network-accessible configurable network service, with corresponding networking functionality provided for communications between multiple computing nodes of the virtual computer network by emulating functionality that would be provided by the virtual networking devices if they were physically present. In some situations, the networking functionality provided for a managed computer network of a client includes receiving routing communications directed to the virtual networking devices and using included routing cost information to update the configuration of the managed computer network, and/or includes determining actual cost information corresponding to use of an underlying substrate network and providing routing cost information to the client that reflects the determined actual cost information, so as to enable the client to modify the configuration of the managed computer network accordingly..
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180680

Overlapping priority contention windows power line communications networks


Embodiments of a power line communication (plc) transmitter device for overlapping priority contention windows are presented. A processor is configured to perform a physical channel sense operation to detect an idle channel on a plc network.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
06/25/15
20150180629

Method and a system for performing virtualization of a radio access technology over orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) wireless networks and computer program products thereof


The method comprises splitting ofdma time-frequency resources in each subframe of an ofdma frame structure; reserving, in the downlink, resource elements in the split ofdma time-frequency resources reserved for virtualization of a radio access technology for insertion of downlink reference signals to perform downlink channel estimation by user terminals with a specified separation between signals in the time and frequency domains; inserting, in the uplink, training or pilot signals along the split ofdma time-frequency resources reserved for virtualization of said radio access technology by mapping said signals over time-frequency resources scheduled for a particular user according to a multiple access scheme supported by said radio access technology; and mapping, in said downlink and uplink, complex baseband symbols corresponding to information from said radio access technology into said split ofdma time-frequency resources reserved for virtualization of said radio access technology.. .
06/25/15
20150180606

Optical line terminal arrangement, apparatus and methods


A wavelength division multiplexed optical communication system includes a plurality of optical line terminals which may be part of separate in service networks, each having a line interface and an all-optical pass-through interface including a plurality of pass-through optical ports, and each also including a plurality of local optical ports which are connectable to client equipment and an optical multiplexer/demultiplexer for multiplexing/demultiplexing optical wavelengths. The optical multiplexer/demultiplexer may include one or more stages for inputting/outputting individual wavelengths or bands of a predetermined number of wavelengths, or a combination of bands and individual wavelengths.
Coriant Operations, Inc.
06/25/15
20150180575

Efficient mapping of cpri signals for sending over optical networks


A method for communication includes receiving in a first communication interface input frames, which include data symbols that were derived by encoding respective characters, and further include one or more synchronization symbols having no corresponding characters. The characters from the data symbols are recovered, and the recovered characters are transmitted to a second communication interface by mapping the characters into communication frames and discarding the synchronization symbols.
Iplight Ltd.
06/25/15
20150178755

Systems and methods for consumer driven marketing


A method for consumer driven marketing provide a relationship marketing system that enables a consumer to receive benefits from a merchant for marketing to potential consumer in at least one relationship network. The consumer obtains the system by downloading onto a communication device.
06/25/15
20150178715

Authenticating entities engaging in automated or electronic transactions or activities


An automated system and method for authenticating entities or individuals engaging in automated or electronic transactions or activities such as financial transactions, accessing computer applications, computer software, data networks or other automated or electronic devices requiring identity and/or reliability verification is provided.. .
Finsphere Corporation
06/25/15
20150178712

Mobile payments integrated with a booking system


Mobile payments integrated with a booking system. In one embodiment, for example, a method in a service provider computer system is performed.
Opentable, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178695

Point to multi-point energy transaction platform and related methods of use


A method for processing on a computer point to multi-point energy transactions between users of energy networks includes receiving an energy packet from a sender at a sender point, identifying at least one recipient and at least one destination point for said energy packet according to characteristics provided therewith and in reference to a user database, and translating said energy packet into a second equivalent energy packet according to characteristics of said sender and recipient and in reference to a translation database. The method further includes applying rules to said second equivalent energy packet according to characteristics of said sender and recipient and in reference to a rules database, storing information relating to said energy transactions in a separate database, and transmitting said second equivalent energy packet to said recipient, and updating accounts of said sender and recipient according to said energy transactions..
06/25/15
20150178449

Methods and systems for automated personal health information retrieval and release


Methods and systems related to automating the retrieval and release of patient health care records are disclosed to make the process more accessible, more accurate, more timely, and more secure. The methods comprise enabling a requestor to transmit over a network a health care records request, proof of identity, and a designated destination to a system manager for review.
06/25/15
20150178397

Generating card stacks with queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client device of a user of an online social network, an input from the user to access a card-stack interface, generating a plurality of cards, where each card comprises a suggested query referencing a query-domain associated with the online social network and one or more query-filters, and where each query-filter references one or more objects of the online social network, each card further comprising one or more search results corresponding to the suggested query, and each search result referencing an object of the online social network matching the suggested query of the card; and sending, to the client device in response to the input from the first user, the card-stack interface for display to the first user, wherein the card-stack interface comprises one or more of the generated cards. .
Facebook, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178284

Ranking recommended search queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph that includes a number of nodes and edges connecting the nodes. Each of the edges between two of the nodes representing a single degree of separation between them.
Facebook, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178283

Grouping recommended search queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a social graph that includes a number of nodes and edges connecting the nodes. Each of the edges between two of the nodes representing a single degree of separation between them.
Facebook, Inc.
06/25/15
20150178092

Hierarchical and parallel partition networks


In accordance with the present description, provided are hierarchical and parallel partition networks which include a plurality of parallel partition packet networks for interconnecting components on one or more integrated circuit dies. In one embodiment, each parallel partition packet network is independent of the other parallel partition packet networks and has a unit level switch at a unit hierarchical level.
06/25/15
20150175961

System and method to facilitate the growth of stem cells


A method and system to maintain adult or embryonic stem cells employing 3-d culture conditions is disclosed. Hydrogel scaffolds, composed of hydrophilic polymer networks are provided to emulate a fully hydrated native extracellular matrix and natural soft tissue.
Oakland University
06/25/15
20150175718

Advanced functional biocompatible polymeric matrix used as a hemostatic agent and system for damaged tissues and cells


A hemostatic tissue sealant sponge and a spray for acute wounds are disclosed. The sponge comprises hydrophobically modified polymers that anchor themselves within the membrane of cells in the vicinity of the wound.
University Of Maryland, College Park
06/25/15
20150175714

Advanced functional biocompatible polymeric matrix used as a hemostatic agent and system for damaged tissues and cells


A hemostatic tissue sealant sponge and a spray for acute wounds are disclosed. The sponge comprises hydrophobically modified polymers that anchor themselves within the membrane of cells in the vicinity of the wound.
University Of Maryland, College Park
06/25/15
20150174039

Oral compositions containing gel networks


The present invention is directed to an oral composition containing a gel network phase comprising: (i) one or more fatty amphiphiles, (ii) one or more surfactants, and (iii) one or more solvents; and an oral carrier phase. In certain embodiments, the gel network is used to structure the oral composition.
The Procter & Gamble Company
06/25/15
20150174020

Compositions containing titanate silicone networks


The invention relates generally to gels or viscous fluids formed by the coordination of certain amino-functionalized siloxanes with titanates and the use of the same in cosmetic compositions, including for providing long-wearing, comfortable films on a keratinous surface (e.g., lips). The gels or viscous fluids may exhibit unique rheological properties, including shear thickening (dilatancy) and/or rheopecty, at low shear rates which may lead to self-leveling effects, including renewable shine; and may exhibit high gloss and low shear..
Avon Products
06/18/15
20150173097

Method and coordinated uplink scheduling


Various methods and devices are provided to address the need for interference mitigation in heterogeneous wireless networks. In one method, a small cell network node provides (301) diversity reception for uplink communications of user equipment (ue) served by a macro cell network node.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
06/18/15
20150173083

Resource allocation and scheduling among base stations


Various techniques are disclosed for wireless communications for providing a methodology and algorithm(s) to manage resources and schedule users in a coordinated way among a group of base stations, such as femtocells, picocells, self-organized basestations, access points (aps) or mesh network nodes, or among the basestations in a two tiered networks, to improve the performance for individual user, individual basestation (bts), the overall systems or all of above.. .
Airhop Communications, Inc.
06/18/15
20150173056

Csi feedback in lte/lte-advanced systems with unlicensed spectrum


Channel state information (csi) feedback in long term evolution (lte) and lte-advanced (lte-a) networks including unlicensed spectrum is disclosed in which a base station obtains clear channel assessment (cca) result information from neighboring base stations, either directly or by determining such results from measurement or reports from user equipment (ue) served by the base station. The base station may then generate control signaling based on the cca result information for transmission to the one or more ues served by the base station..
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/18/15
20150173022

Remedying power drain via a coverage map


A system and method for managing mobile communications device connectivity and communication behavior monitor device location relative to known communication-mode coverage areas and cause or suggest changes in device connectivity or behavior based on a power-drain map to preserve device battery power. The power-drain map provides, in an embodiment, a pairing of locations, available communication modes, and expected power drains when a given device employs each available communication mode.
Motorola Mobility Llc
06/18/15
20150173010

Solving exposed terminal problems in wireless networks


Methods, apparatus and program products are disclosed for allowing wireless devices in two wireless access networks whose coverage areas overlap to communicate with their respective access nodes. Groups may be assigned to wireless devices in the access networks and the groups may be used by wireless devices in the access networks to determine whether to access a communication medium or not.
Nokia Corporation
06/18/15
20150173009

Systems and methods for intelligent frequency selection in carrier aggregation enabled networks


Systems and methods that enhance radio link performance in a multi-carrier environment. A method may be performed by a ue that includes scanning a plurality of carrier components for a primary cell, determining a first bandwidth of the primary cell, scanning for a secondary cell, determining a second bandwidth of the secondary cell, determining a maximum aggregated bandwidth by combining the first bandwidth and the second bandwidth and when the maximum aggregated bandwidth exceeds a bandwidth capability of the ue, performing a cell selection procedure to select one of the primary cell or the secondary cell based on a higher of the first bandwidth and the second bandwidth..
Apple Inc.
06/18/15
20150173005

Method and scanning existing networks in tvws


A method and an apparatus for scanning existing networks in tv white space are disclosed. For scanning existing networks at a station to operate as an unlicensed device in a regulatory domain where a licensed device and the unlicensed device are permitted to operate, the method comprises: receiving a white space map (wsm) comprising information for available channels to be used for the unlicensed device to operate a wireless local area network (wlan) operation and maximum transmission powers allowed for each of the available channels from an enabling station, wherein the enabling station is a station determining the available channels at its location using its own geographic location identification and a regulatory database access capability; and scanning the existing networks on the available channels identified within the received wsm..
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/18/15
20150173000

Mobile station and a wireless access point and methods therein in a wireless communications network


The present disclosure relates to a method in a mobile station (20) for handling access to different wireless communications networks via a wireless access point (10), the wireless access point supporting different wireless communications networks having different radio access technologies (rats). The method comprises a first step of receiving (s100), from the wireless access point using a first wireless communications network, a first indication of an available second wireless communications network.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/18/15
20150172994

Dynamic vlans in wireless networks


Systems and methods are described for managing a wireless network. Packets addressed to subscriber stations may be assigned a tag based on the base station at which the packet is received and the base station at which the subscriber station first entered the network.
Telsima Corporation
06/18/15
20150172992

Link selection in lossy communication networks


The present disclosure encompasses establishing and maintaining a routing protocol based on a measured link metric p, such as for a smart grid communication system. A link between a first node such as a router a and a neighbouring second node b of a communication path from a source to a destination in a packet oriented communication network is selected wherein the two nodes are connected via first and second communication links.
Abb Research Ltd
06/18/15
20150172987

Systems and methods for carrier channel selection in carrier aggregation enabled networks


A user equipment (ue) configured to connect to a network and operate in a carrier aggregation mode and a single carrier mode performs methods to select optimal component carriers. The methods include determining that a primary component carrier is operating less optimally than a secondary component carrier, sending an indication to the network that the primary component carrier is operating less optimally than the secondary component carrier, acquiring the secondary component carrier as a target primary component carrier and operating with the secondary component carrier as the target primary carrier component.
Apple Inc.
06/18/15
20150172950

Csi feedback in lte/lte-advanced systems with unlicensed spectrum


Channel state information (csi) feedback in long term evolution (lte) and lte-advanced (lte-a) networks including contention-based shared unlicensed spectrum is disclosed in which a user equipment (ue) identifies at least one carrier utilizing a contention based radio frequency spectrum. The ue detects a transmission signal indicative of clear channel assessment (cca) result information for the carrier and determines whether a reference signal for channel state information measurement is present in a subframe based on the detected transmission signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/18/15
20150172941

Quality of experience enhancement for wireless networks based on received signal strength at a mobile device


Techniques are disclosed for network and/or evaluation and selection based on received signal strength at a device. For example, an received signal strength indicator (rssi) can be measured (e.g., using android api or other suitable methods).
Seven Networks, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172931

Tcp enhancement with limited licensed channel usage for wireless networks


Methods, systems, and devices are described for operating a communications system using both licensed and unlicensed frequency bands. Unlicensed spectrum may be used as a primary band for transmitting data packets and tcp may be implemented for selectively transmitting (e.g., retransmitting) a subset of the transmitted data packets via licensed spectrum.
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/18/15
20150172888

Method and system for message routing in ims and circuit switched networks


Method and gateway unit for registering a user terminal (34) of a multimedia subscriber being a subscriber of a circuit switched network (32), in an ip multimedia system (ims) network (31). Registration in the ims network (31) of a first contact address associated with a circuit switched communication capability of the user terminal (34) for regular communication purposes is used, as well as registration in the ims network (31) of a second contact address associated with a circuit switched communication capability of the user terminal (34) for messaging purposes..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/18/15
20150172391

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for network discovery


Embodiments enable discovery of networks in a wireless communications medium. In example embodiments, a method comprises inserting, by an apparatus, an indication associated with a neighbor awareness network to be advertised to an apparatus address field of a wireless advertisement packet; and transmitting, by the apparatus, the wireless advertisement packet including the inserted indication associated with the neighbor awareness network to be advertised.
Nokia Corporation
06/18/15
20150172349

Methods and media transmission in telecommunications networks


There is provided a method of operating an ip multimedia subsystem access gateway (ims-agw) in order to support the transmission of media to and from an endpoint, using an ims, wherein the endpoint implements an alternative media transport protocol other than real-time transport protocol (rtp). The method comprises the ims-agw receiving instructions from an ims application level gateway (ims-alg) for an alternative media transport protocol connection with the endpoint and a rtp connection within the ims, the instructions including more than one rtp payload type number and a dynamic binding of each of the more than one rtp payload type number to a statically defined codec identifier.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/18/15
20150172269

Automated negotiation and selection of authentication protocols


Wireless telecommunications networks may implement various forms of authentication. There are a variety of different user and device authentication protocols that follow a similar network architecture, involving various network entities such as a user equipment (ue), a service provider (sp), and an authentication endpoint (aep).
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172200

Method and system for reduction of delay and bandwidth requirements in internet data transfer


Techniques for efficiently and economically providing data transfer through data networks are disclosed. The techniques are particularly suitable for internet data transfers.
06/18/15
20150172194

Traffic forwarding between geographically dispersed network sites


The present disclosure describes traffic forwarding in a network where virtual local area networks (vlans) are deployed over geographically dispersed sites. The network comprises a first edge device (ed) at a first site and a second ed at a second site.
Hangzhou H3c Technologies Co., Ltd.
06/18/15
20150172189

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)
06/18/15
20150172185

Offline queries in software defined networks


Methods and systems for finding a packet's routing path in a network includes intercepting control messages sent by a controller to one or more switches in a software defined network (sdn). A state of the sdn at a requested time is emulated and one or more possible routing paths through the emulated sdn is identified by replaying the intercepted control messages to one or more emulated switches in the emulated sdn.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172183

Managing data flows in overlay networks


Embodiments relate to managing data flows at a virtual forwarding element. A system for managing data flows is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172122

Multipath fiber channel over ethernet networks


Embodiments include a method and computer program product for implementing multipath selection of ethernet links in a fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) network. A first vlan link defines a first path through the ethernet side of the network.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172118

Method for automatically configuring gateway device


The present invention is to provide a method for automatically configuring a gateway device, wherein the gateway device is installed with configuration software for connecting to a mobile device through a wireless communication unit thereof, and the mobile device is installed with automatic network connection software and configuration information. After activating the automatic network connection software, the mobile device reads the configuration information, searches for currently available wireless networks, establishes a peer-to-peer connection with the gateway device corresponding to the wireless network whose service set identifier (ssid) matches the ssid in the configuration information, and then activates the configuration software and sends the configuration information to the gateway device.
Alpha Networks Inc.
06/18/15
20150172111

Techniques for san storage cluster synchronous disaster recovery


Improved techniques for disaster recovery of storage service accessible through storage area networks are disclosed. Embodiments include establishing peer relationships between nodes of primary and secondary computing clusters.
Netapp, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172104

Managing failure behavior for computing nodes of provided computer networks


Techniques are described for providing managed computer networks. In some situations, the techniques include managing communications for computing nodes of a managed computer network by using one or more particular computing nodes of the managed computer network that are configured to operate as intermediate destinations to handle at least some communications that are sent by and/or directed to one or more other computing nodes of the managed computer network.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172099

Multipath fiber channel over ethernet networks


Embodiments include a system for implementing multipath selection of ethernet links in a fiber channel over ethernet (fcoe) network. A first vlan defined a point-to-point path through the ethernet side of the network.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172098

Link aggregation in software-defined networks


One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch capable of processing software-defined data flows. The switch includes an identifier management module and a flow definition management module.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172075

Managing data flows in overlay networks


Embodiments relate to managing data flows at a virtual forwarding element. A method for managing data flows at a virtual forwarding element executing in a host that has a network interface card (nic) is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/18/15
20150172074

Method and system for utilizing a 10/100/1g/10g base-t phy device for single channel and shared channel networks


Aspects of a method and system for utilizing a 10/100/1 g/10 gbase-t phy device for single channel and shared channel networks are provided. In this regard, at least one switching element may be utilized to configure an ethernet over twisted pair phy device for communication over a single and/or shared channel.
Broadcom Corporation
06/18/15
20150172072

Virtual converged cable access platforms for hfc cable networks


A virtual converged cable access platform (ccap) system and method for hybrid fiber catv (hfc) cable networks. The system uses a new type of digital optical fiber node configured to receive optical fiber data packets, and reconstitute the optical data packets into rf waveforms suitable for injection into the system's catv cable.
Gainspeed, Inc.
06/18/15
20150172036

Neighbor network channel reuse with mimo capable stations


Channel reuse may be used so that multiple networks may communicate via a shared powerline communication (plc) medium. In a plc network that supports different transmission modes, channel reuse may be improved by determining signal performance metrics associated with the different transmission modes.
Qualcomm Incorporated


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