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Date/App# patent app List of recent Networks-related patents
07/21/16
20160212776 
 Community wi-fi network joined access point configuration patent thumbnailCommunity wi-fi network joined access point configuration
Various technologies described herein pertain to configuring an access point in a local network for operation in a community wi-fi network. The community wi-fi network includes access points in differing local networks that share respective network bandwidth capacities with member computing devices of the community wi-fi network.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/21/16
20160212773 
 Pool of network gateways patent thumbnailPool of network gateways
A gateway node is configured to act as a gateway of a core network to one or more external packet data networks, pdns, and configured to provide connectivity for radio terminals served by the first gateway node to one or more of the pdns, and configured to exchange information with one or more other network gateway nodes to provide a network gateway pool. The method comprises: obtaining pool information comprising information indicative of the external pdns being served by each gateway node in the gateway pool to enable distribution of packet data network, pdn, connections among the gateway nodes in the gateway pool, blocking at least one external pdn served by the first gateway node for creation of new pdn connections to the external pdn, and forwarding any creation of a new pdn connection for the blocked external pdn to a second gateway node in the gateway pool..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/21/16
20160212758 
 Dynamic frequency and power resource allocation with granular policy management patent thumbnailDynamic frequency and power resource allocation with granular policy management
Technologies are generally described to provide multi-objective dynamic resource optimization for self-organizing networks. In some examples, a system employing dynamic resource optimization may allocate network resources to a group of subscribers to enable granular policy management per cell, per subscriber type, per service, and/or per user resource.
Empire Technology Development Llc


07/21/16
20160212740 
 Asynchronous broadcast communication based on time-based events in channel-hopping networks patent thumbnailAsynchronous broadcast communication based on time-based events in channel-hopping networks
In one embodiment, asynchronous broadcast communication is performed based on time-based events in channel-hopping networks. The embodiments include determining a plurality of channels in a channel-hopping network, on which a plurality of nodes communicate, and identifying an asynchronous broadcast message to transmit from a particular node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212717 
 Dynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe) patent thumbnailDynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe)
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for managing power of a connection point in a wireless communication system are provided. A connection point may discover a mobile node, send to a gateway a request to increase an amount of power that the connection point can consume to service the discovered mobile node, and receive from the gateway a response related to the request to increase the amount of power.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/21/16
20160212702 
 Power saving channel access for wireless devices in dense wireless networks patent thumbnailPower saving channel access for wireless devices in dense wireless networks
Example systems, methods, and devices for channel access in dense wireless networks are discussed. More specifically, methods may include transmitting one or more trigger frames from an access point to one or more communication stations, the one or more trigger frames comprising a plurality of components, the plurality of components indicating whether trigger frames within a beacon interval are scheduled in a periodic or aperiodic manner, and if periodic trigger frames are scheduled, then indicating a countdown to the next trigger frame, and if aperiodic trigger frames are scheduled, then indicating the time to the next trigger frame scheduled by the access point.

07/21/16
20160212698 
 Energy efficient management of heterogeneous multi-hop wireless networks patent thumbnailEnergy efficient management of heterogeneous multi-hop wireless networks
A wireless multi-hope network of nodes including data nodes and at least one sink node. The data nodes include battery-powered nodes (bpns) having active and sleep periods and mains-powered nodes (mpns) having only active periods, wherein each data node transmits the packets only within corresponding active periods.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212681 
 Controlling communications in radio-based ad hoc networks patent thumbnailControlling communications in radio-based ad hoc networks
A communication system is provided. The system comprises a server arrangement; a plurality of mobile base stations coupled in communication with the server arrangement; and a plurality of mobile stations.
Kyynel Ltd


07/21/16
20160212679 
 Terminal and wireless networking method patent thumbnailTerminal and wireless networking method
A terminal and a wireless networking method are provided to address the problem that terminal devices in the same network or terminal devices in different networks cannot communicate with each other, to facilitate use of terminals. The terminal includes a first acquisition component which is configured to acquire a broadcast data frame sent from other group owner (go) terminal currently residing on a link supporting wi-fi direct, the broadcast data frame carrying address information of said other go terminal; a first analysis component which is configured to analyze the broadcast data frame to obtain the address information; a route update component which is configured to establish a route relationship with said other go terminal according to the address information.
Zte Corporation


07/21/16
20160212672 
 Method of multi-radio interworking in heterogeneous wireless communication networks patent thumbnailMethod of multi-radio interworking in heterogeneous wireless communication networks
A method of multi-radio interworking to provide integrated cellular and wlan access for a multi-radio device is provided. A serving base station in a cellular network first obtains wireless local area network (wlan) information and then forward the wlan information to a serving device such that the serving device is capable to connect with both the cellular network and a wlan.
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160212655 

Network load estimation and prediction for cellular networks


Various embodiments estimate network load in a wireless communication network. In one embodiment, at least one call detail record associated with a wireless communication network is received.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160212637 

Cell management method and base station


The present invention discloses a cell management method and a base station. The method includes: obtaining, by a base station, configuration information, where the configuration information includes information about at least two cells, the first cell and the second cell belong to different public land mobile networks plmns or are managed by different network element management systems; and managing, by the base station, the at least two cells according to the configuration information.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212626 

Next generation broadcast platform radio frame extensibility broadcast/unicast tdd in intelligent heterogeneous networks


A method for operating an extensible mode of communication in an intelligent heterogeneous network includes the step of using an extensibility tool to provide an extensible framing structure. The method further includes the step of combining a centralized radio access network topology with an intelligent ip core network to enable sharing of spectrum resources.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212599 

Server and communication method thereof


A server (1) receives a first message indicating that a final destination is a first mobile node. Next, the server (1) determines, from among a plurality of gateways (21 to 24) that provide connectivity with a network infrastructure (5) to a plurality of wireless ad-hoc networks (41 to 46), a first gateway to which the first message is to be transferred, based on a movement history of the first mobile node.
Nec Corporation


07/21/16
20160212573 

Modular personal network systems and methods


Modular personal networks (mpns) are disclosed that include multiple devices that may be worn, carried, or used in close proximity to a user. The devices communicate wirelessly.
Adidas Ag


07/21/16
20160212567 

Information collection system, service platform, communication terminal, information collection method, and computer-readable medium


To provide an information collection system capable of collecting a variety of network information, the information collection system according to an exemplary embodiment of the invention includes a service platform (10) that is connected to networks (31) to (33) and collects network information held by the networks (31) to (33), and an application server (20) that notifies the service platform (10) of a collection policy of the network information. The service platform (10) collects the network information from at least one network satisfying the collection policy among the networks (31) to (33), and sends the collected network information or service information generated based on the collected network information to the application server (20)..
Nec Corporation


07/21/16
20160212528 

5 ghz wireless stereo sound system


The present invention discloses a 5 ghz wireless stereo sound system comprising a transmitter and a receiver; the transmitter and the receiver are wirelessly connected via a 5 ghz signal. The present invention wirelessly transmits on a 5.2/5.8 ghz frequency in 24-bit/48k digital only, thereby avoiding interference from wireless devices that transmit on 2.4 ghz frequency band (including bluetooth and personal area networks), infrared devices and so forth, thus solving the problems of mutual interference between conventional wireless devices and instability of signal transmission, thereby ensuring transmission stability..

07/21/16
20160212507 

Methods and systems for wireless transmission of data between network nodes


A network of environmental sensor nodes is proposed in which data is transmitted wirelessly between the nodes using a rateless erasure code with a redundancy which is matched to the effective data rate, thereby permitting distanceless link transmissions. The wireless sensor networks is suitable to be sparsely deployed over wide area.
Nanyang Technological University


07/21/16
20160212277 

Advice of charge in content centric networks


Advice of charge (aoc) enforcement is implemented in a content centric networking (ccn) gateway. The aoc enforcement receives a ccn interest packet from a user equipment in a network external to the ccn network and looks up a prefix of the ccn name in an aoc table.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/21/16
20160212247 

Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for signaling high efficiency packet formats using a legacy portion of the preamble in wireless local-area networks


Methods, apparatuses, and computer readable media for signaling high-efficiency packet formats using a legacy portion of the preamble in wireless local-area networks are disclosed. A high-efficiency (he) wireless local area network (hew) device including circuitry is disclosed.

07/21/16
20160212224 

Computer room environment servicing


A computer room management device communicates with a serviceable device via a computer room serviceability network (crsn) that is distinct from other functional data networks utilized to accomplish computing tasks. The crsn may be, for example, a bluetooth connection that provides for the communication of serviceability instructions between devices within the computer room.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160212205 

Subnetworks of peer to peer networks


A respective identifier of each node of a plurality of nodes in a plurality of subnetworks of a peer to peer network may be generated. The identifier may include a node address identifying the node and a subnetwork address identifying a subnetwork in the plurality of subnetworks in which the node is located.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


07/21/16
20160212179 

Methods and establishing a connection in a telecommunications network


A first control plane entity (e.g. A client control plane entity) sends a first message to a second control plane entity (e.g.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/21/16
20160212163 

Method and apparatus to identify the source of information or misinformation in large-scale social media networks


A system and method of detecting a source of a rumor in a social media network is disclosed. The social media network includes a plurality of node clusters, each of the plurality of nodes therein having at least one edge connection to a corresponding number of different nodes in the same cluster.
The Trustees Of The Stevens Institute Of Technology


07/21/16
20160212154 

Method and system for handling malware


Systems, methods, and software products prevent malware attacks on networks, which include endpoint devices, by providing an environment to the endpoint device which simulates an environment, for example, a security environment, where malware is known to refrain from executing.. .
Minerva Labs Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212116 

Open access network secure authentication systems and methods


Authentication of devices to receive services provided by service providers over communications networks such as open access networks, wherein the provider of the network need not have access to secret information shared between the devices and the service providers. A request is received from a device to receive services from a service provider and is forwarded to the service provider.
Entry Point, Llc


07/21/16
20160212097 

Secure in-band signaling mobility management crossing firewalls


An in-band signaling method that enables secure updates of a care-of-ip address for a mobile host that roams between access networks. In the illustrative embodiment described herein, a mobile host includes an intelligent interface that handles ip networking functions and tunnels ip packets between the mobile host and the mobile host's home agent/remote access server (ha/ras) transparently, as if the mobile host established a connection to a communicating or destination host (dst) from the home network (where the ha/ras resides).
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, Lp


07/21/16
20160212087 

Message system


The present invention relates to a new message system, including various methods, systems, processes, applications, and products relating to same. In one embodiment, a new message system allows a user to customize the appearance of at least a field in an email, such as email address.

07/21/16
20160212049 

Extension of logical networks across layer 3 virtual private networks


A method of manages a set of managed forwarding elements that forward data between machines. The method configures (1) a first managed forwarding element to operate in a first network that uses first and second address spaces that at least partially overlap with each other, (2) a second managed forwarding element to operate in a second network that uses the first address space, and (3) a third managed forwarding element to operate in a third network that uses the second address space.
Nicira, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212041 

Switching layer 2 (l2) flows to a correct node in a vlt domain


Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for providing more efficient switching of data traffic in networks that include a link aggregation domain. In embodiments, when packets arrive at one virtual link trunking (vlt) unit via an inter-node link (inl) from a peer vlt unit in the vlt domain, the first vlt unit checks whether the media access control source address (mac sa) was learned on a vlt lag.
Dell Products L.p.


07/21/16
20160212019 

Method and measuring end-to-end accessibility in voice over long term evolution networks


In one embodiment, a method for estimating end-to-end accessibility in a voice over long term evolution network includes aggregating data, by a processor, from a plurality of sources in the network relating to calls originating from and terminating in the network, where the data indicates success rates for a plurality of procedures initiated by placement of the calls, and calculating, by the processor, a metric indicative of the end-to-end accessibility from the data.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


07/21/16
20160212001 

Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for signaling high efficiency packet formats using a legacy portion of the preamble in wireless local-area networks


A high-efficiency (he) wireless local area network (hew) device including circuitry is disclosed. The circuitry may be configured generate a he packet comprising a legacy signal field (l-sig) followed by one or more he signal fields, where the one or more he signal fields include a he-sig-a field, and where a modulation and coding scheme (mcs) sub-field of the he-sig-a field jointly signals a mcs and one or more other sub-fields.

07/21/16
20160211991 

Captive portal systems, methods, and devices


Embodiments of the present technology provide out-of-band captive portal devices, networks, and methods. An example of a method includes executing a redirection of a client request for network access to a captive portal login, initiating an association between the wireless controller and the client, receiving authentication credentials of client from the captive portal login, negotiating a change of authorization with a wireless controller in accordance with rfc 5176 protocol, wherein the controller includes a mapping to a captive portal internet protocol (ip) address, and redirecting the client to a url specified in the client request for network access..
Avaya Inc.


07/21/16
20160211981 

System and multicast over highly mobile mesh networks


Systems, devices, and methodology for removing echo and reducing congestion in multicast (broadcast) over a dynamic self-healing mobile mesh network, by use of discrete embedded computers synchronously tracking mesh connections and link quality across multiple rf connections, keeping multicast both efficient and effective in a highly kinetic, ever changing, mesh topology.. .
Rajant Corporation


07/21/16
20160211960 

Method and uplink data transmission in a wireless communication system


Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to uplink data transmission in a wireless communication system. In an embodiment of the present disclosure, there is provided a method for uplink data transmission in a wireless communication system.
Nec (china) Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211907 

Method and data communication utilizing the north american terrestrial system


Data communication capabilities of the north american terrestrial system (nats) network are enhanced. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an airborne data server (ads) is added to the airborne architecture of the current nats network and a ground data gateway (gdg) is added to the ground-based architecture of the current nats network.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


07/21/16
20160211669 

Electric protection on ac side of hvdc


An electrical assembly comprises a power converter including first and second dc terminals and an ac terminal. The electrical assembly also includes a grounding circuit to connect the ac terminal to ground.
General Electric Technology Gmbh


07/21/16
20160210591 

System and managing and optimizing delivery networks


A system and method are provided for managing and optimizing delivery networks. The method includes providing an intermediary between a consumer and a plurality of carriers, each carrier enabling items to be transported from pick up locations for the items to a delivery location associated with the consumer.
9316-2832 Quebec Inc.


07/21/16
20160210552 

Improved predicting outcomes based on spatio/spectro-temporal data


This invention involves use of temporal or spatio/spector-temporal data (sstd) for early classification of outputs that are results of spatio-temporal patterns of data. Classification models are based on spiking neural networks (snn) suitable to learn and classify sstd.
Auckland University Of Technology


07/21/16
20160210550 

Cloud-based neural networks


A multi-processor system for data processing may utilize a plurality of different types of neural network processors to perform, e.g., learning and pattern recognition. The system may also include a scheduler, which may select from the available units for executing the neural network computations, which units may include standard multi-processors, graphic processor units (gpus), virtual machines, or neural network processing architectures with fixed or reconfigurable interconnects..
Nomizo, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210336 

System for interactively searching for and displaying information


The proposed invention relates to technology for searching for information in computer networks. The system for interactively searching for and displaying information comprises a server comprising a device for receiving and processing information which is capable of processing the received information, bringing said processed information into line with a record in a data base, receiving a query for conducting a search and displaying search results, recovering information corresponding to the search query from a data base, and generating and transmitting the resultant response to the query.

07/21/16
20160210261 

Method and apparatus to manage the direct interconnect switch wiring and growth in computer networks


The present invention provides a method for managing the wiring and growth of a direct interconnect network implemented on a torus or higher radix interconnect structure based on an architecture that replaces the network interface card (nic) with pcie switching cards housed in the server. Also provided is a passive patch panel for use in the implementation of the interconnect, comprising: a passive backplane that houses node to node connectivity for the interconnect; and at least one connector board plugged into the passive backplane comprising multiple connectors.

07/21/16
20160210189 

Robust connection for low-energy wireless networks


A system and method for detecting and correcting bit errors in received packets is disclosed. The presence of bit errors in a received packet are detected using crc bits carried in the received packet.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/21/16
20160209858 

Energy control and generation method and system


A method and system of controlling the time dependent transfer of electrical power between a first electrical network and a second electrical network is disclosed. The first electrical network is operable to provide instantaneous electrical power to the second electrical network located at a location, the second electrical network includes electrical generating capacity at the location based on stored energy accessible at die location.
Applied Hybrid Energy Pty Ltd


07/21/16
20160209851 

Method of demand management and control of fluid pipe networks


A method of demand management and control of fluid pipe networks including providing a computer controlled fluid network for delivery of fluid through a plurality of valves, maintaining a real time database of predetermined parameters including flow schedules and valve capabilities, requesting a flow rate and time of delivery of said to at least one of said plurality of valves, determining availability of providing delivery and flow rate of fluid to the at least one of said plurality of valves based on hydraulic capacity of the fluid network, and calculating parameters using the database to deliver fluid to the at least one of said plurality of valves, whereby each of the plurality of valves is monitored and adjustably controlled to provide the flow rate and delivery through the at least one of said plurality of valves and manage the pressure head within said fluid pipe network between predetermined limits.. .
Rubicon Research Pty Ltd


07/21/16
20160207410 

Method and integrated electric power generation, storage and supply distributed and networked at the same time


An electric power retention distribution cell apparatus and method of operation of the cell includes a rechargeable battery assembly, a bi-directional inverter and a switch control operatively connectable to an electric utility grid, an outside power charging supply and at least one end user wherein the cell is selectively switched between the electric utility grid and the battery assembly to supply electric power to the one or more end users. The cell is connected to the power charging supply for charging the battery assembly, and for dividing the battery assembly into groups of batteries for storage at a lower terminal output voltages of each group than the battery assembly output voltage when in use as the primary power supply.

07/21/16
20160207228 

Comfortable medical headlamp assembly


A battery headlamp assembly that includes a light engine bezel, an adjustable linkage supporting the bezel and including an electrically conductive system terminating at the bezel. Also, a headband assembly supports the adjustable linkage and includes a longitudinal rigid-flex circuit assembly.
Riverpoint Medical, Llc


07/21/16
20160206871 

Variably configurable, adaptable electrode arrays and effectuating software, methods, and systems


Electrical non-invasive brain stimulation (nibs) delivers weak electrical currents to the brain via electrodes that are affixed to the scalp. Nibs can excite or inhibit the brain in areas that are impacted by that electrical current during and for a short time following stimulation.
Rio Grande Neurosciences, Inc.


07/21/16
20160206777 

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


07/14/16
20160205724 

System and connecting aircraft to networks on ground


A system and method includes a core network located on an aircraft and a gateway included with the core network. The gateway connects with at least two of a wireless link, an optical link, a wired link and a crew wireless link.
The Boeing Company


07/14/16
20160205712 

Method for peer-to-peer data transfer using wireless local area network radio equipment


A disclosed method includes preventing a first mobile device from connecting to configured networks having connectivity information stored in a configured networks list stored in memory of the first mobile device, establishing a peer-to-peer connection with a second mobile device, performing a data transfer from the first mobile device to the second mobile device over the peer-to-peer connection while continuing to prevent the first mobile device from connecting to the configured networks, and enabling the first mobile device to connect to the configured networks after completion of the data transfer.. .
Motorola Mobility Llc


07/14/16
20160205694 

Assignment of backhaul resources in cooperative wireless networks


A method assigns backhaul links in a cooperative wireless network including a control unit (cu) connected to a set of access points (aps) by a set of backhaul links, and wherein the aps are connected to an end user by wireless channels. A reliability of each backhaul link is determined to produce a set of reliabilities.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205686 

Ofdma indication and communication in wlans


This disclosure relates to orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) communication in wireless local area networks (wlans). According to some embodiments, an indication may be transmitted to receiving devices that a first frame is an ofdma frame.
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160205684 

Correction signal transmission method and base station


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a correction signal transmission method, including: acquiring, by a base station of a first network, a transmit timeslot position that is in a guard period gp used for transmitting a correction signal, where the transmit timeslot position is a timeslot position that is determined based on a timeslot configuration of a second network and/or a signal transmitted by the second network, and interference suffered from a signal transmitted by the second network at the transmit timeslot position is less than a preset interference threshold; and the first network and the second network are comprised in hybrid networks; and transmitting, by the base station, a correction signal at the transmit timeslot position. Correspondingly, the embodiments of the present invention further disclose a base station.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160205672 

Uplink ofdma processing in wlans


This disclosure relates to orthogonal frequency division multiple access (ofdma) communication in wireless local area networks (wlans). According to some embodiments, a downlink ofdma frame may be transmitted.
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160205620 

Methods and use in facilitating access to aggregator services for mobile communication devices via wireless communication networks


A mobile device performs a scanning operation for identifying a wireless network and receives from the wireless network a hotspot aggregator service identifier which identifies a hotspot aggregator service made available via the wireless network. The mobile device compares the received hotspot aggregator service identifier with one or more hotspot aggregator service identifiers stored in memory.
Blackberry Limited


07/14/16
20160205592 

Steering traffic between cellular networks and wlan networks


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for steering traffic. In one aspect there is provided a method.
Nokia Technologies Oy


07/14/16
20160205588 

Mac header compression in long-range wireless local area networks


A wireless network interface device receives a packet, wherein the packet includes (i) a set of one or more flag bits, and (ii) a medium access control (mac) header, and the mac header contains at least (i) a first address field specifying a receiver address, and (ii) a second address field specifying a transmitter address. The wireless network interface device processes the packet to determine whether the packet is a multicast packet.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


07/14/16
20160205560 

Architecture for simultaneous spectrum usage by air-to-ground and terrestrial networks


A network for providing air-to-ground (atg) wireless communication in various cells may include an in-flight aircraft including an antenna assembly, a plurality of atg base stations, a plurality of terrestrial base stations. Each of the atg base stations defines a corresponding radiation pattern, and the atg base stations are spaced apart from each other to define at least partially overlapping coverage areas to communicate with the antenna assembly in an atg communication layer defined between a first altitude and a second altitude.
Smartsky Networks Llc


07/14/16
20160205557 

Controlling network access


A technique for managing access to one or more wireless networks in a policy proxy server includes receiving, from a network policy server, a network access policy for a mobile communication device, the network access policy defining one or more rules for determining wireless networks that are currently recommended for the device executing, in response to receiving a trigger signal, the network access policy to select one or more recommended wireless networks for the device, the trigger signal including an authorization request from an authorization server, the request requesting access to a specific wireless network for the device, and enforcing the network access policy by providing, to a remote entity, in response to the specific wireless network being one of the wireless networks currently recommended for device, an authorization indication that indicates that the device is authorized to access the specific network, wherein the remote entity includes an authorization server.. .
Notava Oy


07/14/16
20160205533 

Service discovery with low power consumption in wireless communications networks


An access point (ap) accepts a communications device to join a wireless communications network. The ap registers a service provided by the communications device.
Mediatek Inc.


07/14/16
20160205494 

Machine-to-machine (m2m) oriented service platform interface apparatus and method


Disclosed are an m2m oriented service platform interface apparatus and method. The apparatus includes: a coordinated service management module, configured to forward service data and a service request, perform management, adaptation, and provision on service data, and perform coordinated management on a service according to a service request of an application server; a context management and provision module, configured to manage and provide context information; a stream transmission and service adaptation module, configured to perform a traffic distribution operation on a service according to a user service type and context information, adapt the service to different m2m terminal equipment and networks, provide service data that a user needs, and perform corresponding service adaptation upon different user demands; and a joint wireless resource management module, configured to perform scheduling and adaptation on a wireless resource carried by an m2m terminal equipment, and perform adaptation and scheduling on the wireless resource according to service context information, context information of the m2m terminal equipment, and a network load, so as to complete transmission and information interaction of a service stream..
Zte Corporation


07/14/16
20160205452 

Network interface device for optical premises signals and networks


A network interface device (nid) demarcates an access network and a premises network. The nid receives a broadband signal via an access network and transmits optical device signals to pieces of premises equipment.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160205444 

Upstream/downstream network and/or content delivery apparatus and methods


Apparatus and methods in the field of bi-directional (or interactive) networks. In some embodiments, bi-directional networks which provide, include, and/or enable point-of-purchase options (e.g., to or within displays or plays of media such as movies, television, and/or video).

07/14/16
20160205435 

Addressing and locating in-line coaxial cable devices within customer premises in cable-based networks


An exemplary apparatus for use in a cable-based network includes passive circuitry coupled with an input of the apparatus and configured to generate an output signal having frequency response characteristics controlled as a function of a value of at least one component in the passive circuitry. The apparatus further includes active circuitry coupled with the input of the apparatus.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


07/14/16
20160205265 

System for charging a user in real time for purchasing content without data networks


Embodiments herein provide a method and system for charging a user to purchase the content, when the user accesses the online content to purchase the online content though a communication network other than data communication of an operator. The method includes extracting a mobile station international subscriber directory number (msisdn) by a server.

07/14/16
20160205200 

Method and system for providing ims session continuity to a user equipment across a plurality of communication networks


A method and system for providing ip multimedia subsystem (ims) session continuity to a user equipment (ue) across a plurality of communication networks is provided. The ue traverses from a first communication network to a second communication network.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


07/14/16
20160205198 

Delivery of personalized content in semi-connected networks


The use of a list of presentable resources to be presented on a user interface element. The presentation computing system may, at any given time, display interface elements, such as gadgets, windows, tiles, icon and so forth.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/14/16
20160205189 

Proactive monitoring and diagnostics in storage area networks


The present subject matter relates to perform proactive monitoring and diagnostics in storage area networks (sans). In one implementation, the method comprises depicting topology of the san in a graph, wherein the graph designates the devices as nodes, the connecting elements as edges, and depicts operations associated with at least one component of the nodes and edges.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


07/14/16
20160205157 

Broadcasting in communication networks


In one embodiment, a first node is adapted for communication with a plurality of additional nodes of a communication network, such as a delaunay triangulation (dt) network. The first node is configured to detect a failure in delivery of a broadcast packet to at least a given one of the additional nodes.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


07/14/16
20160205129 

Network appliance for vulnerability assessment auditing over multiple networks


An apparatus, system, and method are directed towards enabling auditing of network vulnerabilities from multiple network vantage points virtually simultaneously. Multiple network vantage points may include, but are not limited to, remote/branch enterprise sites, devices on an enterprise perimeter, on either side of a security perimeter, and even through the security perimeter.
Callahan Cellular L.l.c.


07/14/16
20160205071 

Providing a fast path between two entities


The present disclosure combines software defined networks (sdn) concepts with security concepts. The coordination between sdn and security provides a myriad of advantageous use cases.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205065 

Techniques for group-based spatial stream assignment signaling in 60 ghz wireless networks


Techniques for group-based spatial stream assignment signaling in 60 ghz wireless networks are described. According to various such techniques, a 60 ghz-capable transmitting device may be configured to define one or more dl mu-mimo groups, each of which may comprise one or more respective 60 ghz-capable receiving devices.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160205018 

Hardware and software methodologies for creating and managing protable service function chains


Embodiments of the present invention describe a self-contained service function network layer between a chain (e.g., a logical chain or service function chain) and a substrate network. Embodiments of the present invention further provide techniques for constructing logical chains for service function networks using chain tables, organizing chain tables using apis, deploying service function networks to substrate networks, routing packets through a service function network and a substrate network, and inserting, deleting, re-routing, moving and substituting service functions in logical chains..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205016 

Content delivery in wireless wide area networks


A set of edge servers in a content delivery network is selected to serve a set of users. Selection comprises constructing a trellis having a number of states at least equal to a number of edge servers in the edge-server set, wherein each state comprises a plurality of nodes, each node corresponding to one of a plurality of candidate edge servers.
Genghiscomm Holdings, Llc


07/14/16
20160205000 

Explorative visualization of complex networks in constrained spaces


Methods, systems, and apparatus for network monitoring and analytics are disclosed. The methods, systems, and apparatus for network monitoring and analytics perform highly probable identification of related messages using one or more sparse hash function sets.
Jolata, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204991 

Methods for discovering, partitioning, organizing, and administering communication devices in a transformer area network


A system and methods for managing a transformer area in an electrical distribution grid having at least one substation transformer and one service transformer are presented. At least one remote hub governed by a policy may be provided, which collects data about the transformer area.
Dominion Energy Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204990 

Content delivery in wireless wide area networks


In a content delivery network, a metrics manager processes network topology information from channel measurements collected from at least one of a digi-node field and a client field, and distributes data signals to a selected edge-server set for storage and delivery to client devices. A parent server selects the edge-server set by employing an algorithm that constructs a trellis having a number of states at least equal to a number of edge servers in the edge-server set, wherein each state comprises a plurality of nodes, each node corresponding to one of a plurality of candidate edge servers.
Genghiscomm Holdings, Llc


07/14/16
20160204983 

System and providing virtual private networks


A computerized system and method for automatically determining customized configurations for each of a plurality of endpoints of a virtual private network (vpn) and deploying the configurations to the endpoints, comprising: accepting, using an interface, parameters required for building the configurations from a user, the configurations enabling the endpoints to process a mixture of time sensitive and non-time sensitive data, and the parameters comprising: endpoint ip addressing scheme information and network design information; automatically generating, using at least one configuration engine, complete customized endpoint configurations for the parameters, and instantiating the configurations based on endpoint hardware-specific information, with no further input required from the user; and deploying, using a scheduler, the configurations to the endpoints of the at least one vpn.. .
Glue Networks, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204980 

Isolating the sources of faults/potential faults within computing networks


The health of a computing network is checked to determine whether there is a current fault in the network or a prediction of a potential fault in the network. The fault can be any type of fault, including a link failure, a failure in the transmitter of data over the link, a failure in the receiver of the data, or any other type of failure.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204979 

Isolating the sources of faults/potential faults within computing networks


The health of a computing network is checked to determine whether there is a current fault in the network or a prediction of a potential fault in the network. The fault can be any type of fault, including a link failure, a failure in the transmitter of data over the link, a failure in the receiver of the data, or any other type of failure.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204976 

Identifying the absence and presence of a ring protection link owner node in an ethernet network


A method and system for identifying the absence and presence of a ring protection link in ethernet networks are disclosed. The method may include sending, by a node in a ring of an ethernet network having a plurality of nodes and an rpl, an aps message.

07/14/16
20160204969 

System and using semi-orthogonal multiple access in wireless local area networks


A method for operating a transmitting device using semi-orthogonal multiple access (soma) in a wireless local area network (wlan) includes determining a first quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) bit allocation, a first coding rate, and a first soma group for a first receiving device and a second qam bit allocation, a second coding rate, and a second soma group for a second receiving device in accordance with channel information associated with the first receiving device and the second receiving device, generating a frame including indicators of the first and second qam bit allocations, the first and second coding rates, and the first and second soma groups, and sending the frame to the first receiving device and the second receiving device.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204965 

Multi-mode active circuit control and activation system


An active circuit control system that utilizes multiple pwm signals to activate and power an array of active components, requiring minimal wiring between the multi-mode signal conditioner and active components. Signal conditioning and filtering is implemented to allow transmission of power and control signals for multiple components over a single or multiple transmission lines.
Ethertronics, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204898 

Signaling techniques to support downlink (dl) multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (mu-mimo) in 60 ghz wireless networks


Signaling techniques to support dl mu-mimo in 60 ghz wireless networks are described. According to various such techniques, a transmitting 60 ghz-capable device may be configured to include dl mu-mimo control information in a phy header of a ppdu that comprises respective data for multiple receiving devices.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160204893 

Transport functions virtualization for wavelength division multiplexing (wdm)-based optical networks


A method for virtualizing an optical network, comprising: abstracting optical resource information corresponding to resources within the optical network, constructing a plurality of candidate paths for one or more optical reachability graph (org) node pairs, determining whether the candidate paths are optical reachable paths, and creating an org link between each org node pair when at least one optical reachable path exists for the org node pair, wherein linking the org node pairs creates an org. In another embodiment, a computer program product comprising executable instructions when executed by a processor causes a node to perform the following: determine an optical network's optical-electrical-optical (oeo) conversion capability, partition a plurality of service sites into one or more electrical reachability graph (erg) nodes, determine a grooming capability for each erg node, and construct a plurality of electrical-layer reach paths between the erg nodes to form an erg..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204866 

Ground terminal design for high rate direct to earth optical communications


Challenges of direct-to-earth (dte) laser communications (lasercom) between spacecraft in low-earth orbit (leo) or medium-earth orbit (meo) and ground terminals can include short duration transmission windows, long time gaps between the transmission windows, deleterious effects of atmospheric turbulence, and the inability to operate in cloudy weather. Direct-link optical communications systems described herein can have data rates that are high enough to empty high-capacity on-board buffer(s) (e.g., having a capacity of at least about 1 tb to hundreds of tb) of a spacecraft in a single pass lasting only tens of seconds to a few minutes (e.g., 1-15 minutes), and overprovisioning the buffer capacity accounts for variations in the latency between links, one or more distributed networks of compact optical ground terminals, connected via.

07/14/16
20160204856 

Survivable hybrid optical/electrical data center networks using loss of light detection


Systems and methods are disclosed for data communication by forming a hybrid that includes an electrical switching network with packet granularity of switching and store-and-forward forwarding services to network traffic and an optical switching network providing circuit granularity of switching and optical bypassing services to network traffic; applying local control of optical switching modules in the optical switching network with a network controller coupled to the electrical switching network, the optical switching network, and a loss-of-light detection module; and detecting loss-of-light in a failure point in the optical switching network and rerouting traffic to avoid the optical failure point.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204830 

Minimizing interference between communication networks


Methods, systems, and devices are described for minimizing mutual interference between networks that implement different protocols. In one embodiment, a first network device of a first network may exchange coexistence information with a second network device of a second network to determine whether to share resources or reduce transmit power based, at least in part, on the interference detected at the first network device from a transmission of the second network device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/14/16
20160204827 

Network device with frequency hopping sequences for all channel-numbers for channel hopping with blacklisting


Disclosed examples include methods and network devices for communicating in a wireless network, in which the device generates frequency hopping sequence y(j) having a prime number sequence length p, using cyclotomic classes in a field of p or using a baby-step giant-step algorithm, where y(0)=p−1 and the remaining sequence values y(j)=logα(j) mod (p−1). In certain examples, α=2 and the sequence is generated without solving logarithms using one or more algorithms to conserve memory and processing complexity for low power wireless sensors or other ieee 802.15.4e based networks using time-slotted channel hopping (tsch) communications..
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/14/16
20160203569 

Systems and methods for advanced energy settlements, network-based messaging, and software applications for electric power grids, microgrids, grid elements, and/or electric power networks


Systems and methods for advanced energy settlements in electric power grid are proposed. At least one energy customer, at least one retail electric provider and at least one distributed generator connect to an advanced energy settlement platform communicatively.
Causam Energy, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203523 

Domain generic large scale topic expertise and interest mining across multiple online social networks


The system relates to a system and apparatus for a scalable engineering system deployed in production that mines topical interests from multiple social networks and assigns over tens of thousands of topics to hundreds of millions of users on a daily basis. The system extracts and analyzes features for topic inference that extend beyond authored text.
Lithium Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203522 

Peer-to-peer geotargeting content with ad-hoc mesh networks


Provided is a process, including: obtaining, in memory of a first mobile computing device, a plurality of content items, at least some of the content items pertaining to respective different geographic areas; receiving, with the first mobile computing device, data indicating a user interaction with a given content item among the plurality of the content items; and in response to receiving the data indicative of the user interaction, transmitting a wireless signal from the first mobile computing device directly to a second mobile computing device that is different from the first mobile computing device, the wireless signal being indicative of the given content item and indicating that the given content item pertains to a given geographic area within range of the wireless signal transmission.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203401 

Electronic circuit, in particular capable of implementing a neural network, and neural system


An implementation of neural networks on silicon for the processing of various signals comprises multidimensional signals such as images. The efficient implementation on silicon of a complete processing chain for the signal via the approach using neural networks is provided.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


07/14/16
20160203238 

Suggested keywords for searching news-related content on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a text query to search for news-posts of the online social network. The method includes parsing the text query to identify one or more n-grams.
Facebook, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203237 

Modifying structured search queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user of an online social network, a first structured query comprising a natural-language string generated by a grammar model and references to one or more objects associated with the online social network, generating one or more query modifications for the first structured query, each query modification comprising references to one or more modifying objects associated with the online social network, and sending, to the client system of the first user, one or more of the query modifications as suggested modifications to the first structured query for display to the first user, each query modification being selectable by the first user to modify the natural-language string of the first structured query to further comprise references to the one or more of the modifying objects referenced in the selected query modification.. .
Facebook, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203187 

System and generating social summaries


The described implementations relate to communication platforms that are provided over computer networks. One implementation provides a system that can include a storage component configured to store a plurality of communications having a common connector.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/14/16
20160202879 

Content-based interactive elements on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving user input (e.g., touch input) selecting a content object displayed in an application on the user's mobile device. The mobile device may then send a request to a social-networking system for content objects and social-networking information related to the selected content object.
Facebook, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202435 

Optical cable for terrestrial networks


An optical cable includes an optical core and an external sheath surrounding the optical core. The external sheath includes a first material having a first, higher fracture toughness and a second material having a second, lower fracture toughness.
Prysmian S.p.a.


07/14/16
20160202079 

Methods and systems for obtaining a multi-modal route


A method of performing routing in relation to a multi-modal transportation network involves representing a multi-modal transportation network using a plurality of segments, each being indicative of a navigable segment of the network, and each segment having data representative of a traversal time for the segment associated therewith. The plurality of segments of the multi-modal transportation network includes a first subset of segments indicative of a public transport network, and a second subset of segments indicative of a road network which may be joined, left and travelled through by a user substantially freely at any time.
Tomtom Development Germany Gmbh


07/14/16
20160200048 

Networks for healing soft tissues


networks healing soft tissue disorders by prescribing specific digital frameworks for specific disorders in the networks and instructing machines and 3-d printers to fabricate and render specific real frameworks for physically reinforcing the tissues based on digital data on the prescribed frameworks.. .





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