|| List of recent Wide Area Network-related patents
| On-demand caching in a wan separated distributed file system or clustered file system cache|
A mechanism is provided in a data processing system for on-demand caching in a wide area network (wan) separated distributed file system or clustered file system. The mechanism monitors file access by a plurality of cache sites in the wan separated distributed file system or clustered file system.
| For-hire vehicle fare and parameter calculation system and method|
Systems and methods for calculating fares for-hire vehicle (fhv) trips are provided. Trip data, such as time, distance, location, or other trip-related data, is received over a network from a computing device disposed within a remotely-located fhv.
| Network access device and method for automatically establishing connection to a wide area network|
A network access device (nad) is configured to automatically establish a connection to a wan. The nad tests ip configurations according to a first priority scheme at least until a currently best scoring one of the ip configurations is selected for use to communicate over the wan.
|Facility control system (fcs-c2) (introduction of traveler form) to manage assets planning, design, construction, fabrication, operating, maintence and products fabrication|
A facility control system includes lab, field and construction equipment with a wireless transceiver to transmit machine generated actual initial measurement (aim) data including gps information from a field activity to a wide area network; a mobile computer with a wireless transceiver to transmit human generated data from an office, a remote lab, or a field test to the network; and a server coupled to the network, the server including a database to receive machine and human generated aim data, wherein the server applies statistics and engineering methods to predict specification compliance and performance, wherein the aim data is used with pre-formatted engineered designed data sheets, including checklist/traveler form, that reflect the exact location of the event and required standards including incorporating best construction practices for installation of construction items and materials quality to promote standardization, uniformity that insures contract compliance and minimizes non-conforming items in real time.. .
|Terminated transmission control protocol tunnel|
A method, a multiprotocol offload engine, and a set of instructions are disclosed. A local area network interface 150 may receive a transmission control protocol data transmission from a source local area network device.
|Method and apparatus for mapping a site on a wide area network|
A method and system for organizing and displaying information about internet web pages on web maps are disclosed. Web maps display a summary of the information that a web page provides access to, in a format that facilitates a rapid assessment of what may be accessed through a web site's home page, or through any web page on the web site.
|Offender message delivery system|
A correctional facility communication system for sending an external message to an offender of a correctional facility is disclosed. The correctional facility communication system includes a messaging system and a correctional facility system coupled together with a wide area network.
|Method and system for distributed transceivers and mobile device connectivity|
A plurality of distributed transceivers in a mobile entity such as a car, a truck, an omnibus (bus), a trailer, a mobile home, train, bus, a forklift, construction equipment, a boat, a ship, and/or an aircraft, and/or one or more corresponding antenna arrays that are communicatively coupled to the distributed transceivers are configured to handle communication of one or more data streams among one or more of a plurality of wireless communication networks, one or more other mobile entities and/or one or more mobile communication devices. The data streams may be communicated utilizing the configured one or more of the plurality of distributed transceivers and/or the one or more corresponding antenna arrays.
|Opportunistic carrier aggregation for dynamic flow switching between radio access technologies|
Systems and methods for opportunistic cross radio access technology (rat) bandwidth allocation are disclosed. The system comprises wireless wide area network (wwan) radio configured to be used as a primary cell (pcell) to communicate with a dual mode mobile wireless device on a licensed band and a wireless local area network (wlan) radio integrated with the wwan radio and configured to be used as a secondary cell (scell) to provide additional wireless connectivity to the dual mode mobile wireless device in an unlicensed band that is controlled by the pcell.
|Systems and methods for the online presentation and commerce of goods|
The invention is generally directed to systems and methods for online product presentation, and more particularly to systems and methods for the interactive live/real-time online presentation and commerce of small products. One preferred embodiment is an online computing system that enables the interactive live/real-time presentation of small products of value with intricate detail such as jewelry or precious stones on client computing devices communicatively coupled to a wide area network, such as the internet.
|Streaming common media content to multiple devices|
Systems and associated methods for providing a plurality of devices the same media content. A plurality of requests for media content may be received where each of the plurality of requests is received from a respective device.
|Systems and methods for flexible gaming environments|
Systems and methods for a flexible, dynamically configurable, process of connecting together modules or elements of a hybrid game having an entertainment game component and a gambling game component over a network. The systems and methods enable the modules or elements of the hybrid game to dynamically connect, and then perform their functions, without having to be pre-compiled or integrated.
|Multi-level progressive jackpot gaming systems and methods|
Various embodiments of progressive gaming systems and methods are disclosed. One method embodiment, among others, comprises enabling a player an opportunity to win, at a time corresponding to a game play session, a first progressive award that is based on wagers collected from machines associated with game play, an amount of the first progressive award augmented with data corresponding to the wagers, the data received over a wide area network, and enabling the player an opportunity to win, at a time corresponding to the game play session, a second progressive award that is based on wagers collected from machines associated with game play, an amount of the second progressive award augmented with data corresponding to the wagers, the data received over a local area network..
|Network-assisted peer discovery|
Techniques for transmitting information in a long term evolution (lte) wireless communication network are disclosed. A base station may receive a first user equipment (ue) expression and first ue location information of a ue seeking peers.
|System and method for using personal electronic device to wirelessly link remote diagnostic site to a home appliance for troubleshooting|
In one aspect the present disclosure relates to a method for remotely communicating with a product, where the product has a processor. The method may comprise using a program downloaded from a website onto a user's personal electronic device (ped) to establish first and second wireless communications links.
|Providing a real-time multiplayer gaming platform over a wide area network using clock-based timing methodology|
A method of providing a real-time multiplayer gaming platform over a wide area network using clock-based timing methodology is provided herein. The method includes the following steps: receiving over a network, from a plurality of client computers, a plurality of respective proposed actions in a multiplayer computer game; associating each one of the proposed actions with a timestamp over a common timeline; applying a synchronization and conflict resolution function to the plurality of time stamped proposed actions, based on predefined rules of the multiplayer computer game and priority of time stamped proposed actions over the timeline, to yield a set of synchronization cues, action approvals and action rejections associated with the proposed actions; sending the approvals and/or rejections to the client computers, respectively; and generating, at each one of the client computers, an animation that corresponds with the sent synchronization cues, action approvals, or actions rejections, where applicable..
|Method and apparatus for providing a wide area network infrastructure|
A method and apparatus for providing a wide area network infrastructure for providing services on ip networks such as voice over internet protocol (voip) and service over internet protocol (soip) networks are disclosed. For example, an enterprise customer may subscribe to a service for obtaining a reliable wide area network infrastructure for communicating among two or more customer locations.
|Systems and methods supporting wlan-wwan mobility in devices|
Systems and methods are disclosed for supporting, in a device, wireless local area network (wlan)-wireless wide area network (wwan) mobility, data offload, and simultaneous usage of different access networks on a per access point name (apn) basis. The device determines an access network among wwan and wlan for a data stream having an apn.
|Pool cleaning system and method|
A pool cleaning system utilizes a powered robotic surface cleaning vehicle to travel adjacent water containing surfaces of a pool while submerged within the pool. In one implementation, a camera captures movement of the vehicle.
|Network for health management and mobile device controlled access|
A system comprises a database configured to be coupled to a public wide area network. One or more non-invasive physiological test machines are also configured to be coupled to the public wide area network and are registered at the database for performing one or more non-invasive physiological tests for authorized users.
|Opportunistic carrier aggregation using short range extension carriers|
Systems and methods for providing opportunistic carrier aggregation to short range or low power extension carriers are generally disclosed herein. One embodiment includes data traffic offload techniques to offload data communicated in a wireless wide area network (wwan) from a primary cell to a secondary cell.
|Automated controlling of host over network|
The provisioning of a host computing system by a controller located over a wide area network. The host computing system has power-on code that automatically executes upon powering up, and causes the host to notify the controller of the host address.
|Method and system to enable re-routing for home networks upon connectivity failure|
A method implemented by a broadband network gateway (bng) of an internet service provider to provide accessibility to a wide area network for a residential gateway (rg) upon a failure of a wireline connectivity between the bng and the rg, the method including receiving a failure detect message indicating a connectivity failure at the bng from the rg, deciding whether to re-route traffic by the bng, sending a failure acknowledge message by the bng to the rg notifying the rg that re-routing has been initiated, sending a traffic re-route request message by the bng to a packet data network gateway (pdn gw) of a long-term evolution (lte) network requesting the pdn gw to re-route traffic, receiving a traffic re-route acknowledgement by the bng from the pdn gw, and re-routing traffic between the rg and the bng through the pdn gw by the bng.. .
|Home theater component for a virtualized home theater system|
The present disclosure relates to a wide area network (wan) based home theater system. In one embodiment, a home theater at a subscriber premises includes multiple home theater components, which include multiple audio playback components and a video playback component.
|Processing of digital data, in particular medical data by a virtual machine|
The present invention relates to a virtual machine (vm) for processing digital data (md), in particular medical data by executing a digital data processing application program, in particular a medical data application program called medpap, the virtual machine (vm) being a simulation of a computer, the virtual machine comprising at least the following components: a medpap controller (mc) which is constituted—so that it can be addressed by a uniform resource identifier called vm-uri via a wide area network (wan), —to support direct interoperable interaction with a client application (mca) over the wide area network (wan), —to assign a uniform resource identifier called medpap-uri to the medpap, and —to send the assigned medpap-uri to the client application via the wide area network (wan); and the medpap which is constituted—to process the digital data (md), —so that it can be addressed by the client application via the wide area network (wan) by using the medpap-uri, and —to support direct interaction with the client application over the wide area network for receiving instructions from the client application (mca) to process the digital data.. .
|System and method for file transfer in universal plug and play telephony service|
A method and system for transferring a file from a home network to wide area network (wan) user device using the universal plug and play (upnp) telephony service are provided. A request is received from a telephony control point (tcp) to start a file transfer session.
|Systems and methods for enhanced network handoff to wireless local area networks|
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for an enhanced network handoff to wireless local area networks. A network element, referred to as a network handoff gateway (whg), can be introduced between a wireless wide area network (wwan) and a local wireless area network (wlan).
|Integrated security switch|
An integrated security switch and related method for managing connectivity and security among networks. The integrated security switch includes a security function connectable with a first network and at least one switching function connectable with a second network.
|Bandwidth management (bwm) operation with opportunistic networks|
A bwm controller may be provide the capability to combine a lower speed, wide area network (wan) that may have connectivity with an onw that may have intermittent connectivity. This may be done, for example, to generate a multi-connection service that may provide connectivity that may take advantage of occasional high-speed onw connection events..
|Method for positioning mobile device in wireless wide area network|
A method for positioning a mobile device in a wireless wide area network (wwan) is provided. The method includes determining three measurement circles according to coordinates of three base stations and respectively calculating radiuses of the three measurement circles and distances between the three base stations.
|Systems, devices, and methods of managing power consumption in wireless sensor networks|
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems, methods, and devices for managing power consumption in a wireless sensor network. Such embodiments may include a remote server, a wide area network coupled to the remote server, at least one access point device coupled to the remote server through the wide area network, one or more sensors coupled to each other and to the access point and datasinks through the network.
|Congestion managment for fibre channel over ethernet over wide area networks|
In general, techniques are described for mapping wan conditions to appropriate back-pressure mechanisms at the wan edges to improve the performance of delay and/or loss-sensitive applications. In one example, a system includes a wide area network having a provider edge (pe) router to establish a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) pseudowire over the wide area network.
|Automatic antenna pointing and stabilization and method thereof|
A wireless backhaul system including a terminal is disclosed. The system includes a network interface that is configured to send and receive data over a wide area network.
|Live directory of cloud tenants to enable inter-tenant interaction via cloud|
A system for enabling communication between multiple cloud-based services operating on a common cloud infrastructure includes a cloud infrastructure providing cloud-based services. The cloud-based services include a first service of a first tenant and a second service of a second tenant.
|Methods and apparatus related to interference management when sharing downlink bandwidth between wide area network usage and peer to peer signaling|
Methods and apparatus related to the sharing of wide area network (wan) downlink bandwidth with peer to peer communication signaling usage are described. A wan, e.g., cellular, wireless communications device using a base station attachment point, transmits a signal to be used by a peer to peer wireless communications device for controlling its peer to peer transmit power level.
|Techniques to train a personal area network component|
Techniques to train a personal area network component may include obtaining a packet error rate from a personal area network component. It may be determined that the packet error rate is greater than a packet error rate threshold after a time period.
|Transmitter 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.
|Accelerating data communication using tunnels|
Methods and systems are provided for increasing application performance and accelerating data communications in a wan environment. According to one embodiment, packets are received at a flow classification module operating at the internet protocol (ip) layer of a first wide area network (wan) acceleration device via a private tunnel, which is operable to convey application layer data for connection-oriented applications between wan acceleration devices.
|Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication modes for sending messages to users|
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines and end users connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using electronic mail or a via a direct connection.
|Fixed mobile convergence home control system|
Systems and methods for controlling a building automation system with an fmc cellular device are provided. The fmc cellular device can locally interface with a building automation system via a femtocell base station or a wireless access point, remotely interface with a building automation system over a wide area network via a macrocell base station, or remotely interface with a building automation system via a gan enabled wireless access point..
|Cloud computing system, vehicle cloud processing device and methods for use therewith|
A cloud computing system includes a network interface for interfacing with a wide area network. At least one wireless transceiver engages in bidirectional communication with a plurality of vehicle cloud processing devices within a corresponding plurality of vehicles in at least one vehicle aggregation location.
|Flow control for multi-hop networks|
Solutions are provided that allow a network device to apply flow control on the mac layer while taking into account the priority of the frame of traffic. This may be accomplished by generating a frame indicating that traffic flow should be paused, while utilizing a new opcode value, or alternatively by utilizing a new type/length value (possibly combined with a new opcode value).
|Internet enabled mobile device for home control of light, temperature, and electrical outlets|
Ubiquitous wall electrical sockets, switches, sensors, and other similar devices may be turned into intelligent units capable of being controlled by a mobile device and functioning smartly within an intelligent local or wide area network. Existing electrical outlets/switches could have an intelligent plug-in module to turn these hitherto passive outlets into active intelligent outlets and switches.
|Secure device pairing initiation via wide area network|
A method of operating a communication device includes, by the communication device, receiving a handshake initiation indication provided to the communication device via a wide area network. Based at least in part on the received handshake initiation indication, causing the communication device to enter a handshake mode.
|Methods and apparatus to migrate virtual machines between distributive computing networks across a wide area network|
Methods and apparatus to migrate virtual machines between distributive computing networks across a network are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes establishing a data link across a network between a first distributive computing network and a second distributive computing network, the first distributive computing network including a virtual machine operated by a first host communicatively coupled to a virtual private network via a first virtual local area network, communicatively coupling a second host included within the second distributive computing network to the virtual private network via a second virtual local area network, and migrating the virtual machine via the data link by transmitting a memory state of at least one application on the first host to the second host while the at least one application is operating..
|System and method for socially organized storage and shared access to storage appliances|
In various embodiments, the present invention relates to systems and methods for managing user data in a plurality of storage appliances coupled to a wide area network. In some embodiments, the present invention relates to systems and methods that allow users to view and manipulate files in a shared virtual container.
|System and method for managing user data in a plurality of storage appliances over a wide area network for collaboration, protection, publication, or sharing|
In various embodiments, the present invention relates to a method of operating a server to manage user data in a plurality of storage appliances. The method involves establishing in a database system, via the server, information for each registered user; establishing and storing in the database system a set of relationships, based on designations by the users, among registered storage appliances and container designations; and using a central service running on the server to deliver storage appliance-container relationship data to the storage appliances so as to enable the appliances to substantiate the containers therein, and to replicate user data with other storage appliances that have substantiated corresponding containers, in a manner consistent with the stored relationships, and wherein the central service operates without interaction with user data stored in the containers..
|Techniques for automatically provisioning a database over a wide area network|
Techniques for provisioning databases for users on a wide area network such as the internet include a first party managing one or more database systems. Second parties subscribe to database services supported by the managed database systems.
|Rotation pointed antenna for fixed wireless wide area networks|
An apparatus and method for combining signals received from a direct broadcast satellite system with signals received from a wireless network, includes a satellite antenna for receiving the signals from the direct broadcast satellite system; and a wireless network antenna, co-located with the satellite antenna, for receiving the signals from the wireless network. The wireless network antenna includes an antenna assembly that is rotated by a controller based on characteristics of the signals received from the wireless network.
|Mobile router device|
A wireless mobile router (140) includes wireless network interfaces (202) and (218) attached to a network controller (142). The wireless network interface (202) communicates with a cellular network (110) to access cellular network services.
|Virtual machine construction|
A virtual machine is constructed using a first file received at an endpoint from at least one remote server across a wide area network and a second file received at the endpoint from a local network of the endpoint.. .
|Server certificate selection|
In one implementation, a network device, which may be a wide area network (wan) optimization device includes a memory, a communication interface, and a processor. The memory is configured to store a pool of server certificates.
|Remote video production|
The present invention relates to a system for remote video and/or audio production, which system comprises a first part related to the control room for the video production and a second part on the site of an event to be recorded, and where the first and second part communicate with each other by means of a data stream. It is proposed that the data stream is adapted to be sent between the first and second part by means of a wide area network..
|Apparatus and method for coordinating visual experiences through visual devices, a master device, slave devices and wide area network control|
A system includes a first digital display, a master content player configured to supply first visual content to the first digital display, a second digital display and a slave content player configured to supply second visual content to the second digital display. The master content player publishes synchronization commands to a synchronization server accessed through a wide area network and the slave content player utilizes the wide area network to access the synchronization server for the synchronization commands.
|Virtual set-top boxes|
Systems and methods for providing virtual set-top boxes are described. A virtual set-top box associated with at least one of a customer of a service provider or a customer account with the service provider may be established by a service provider system.
|Managed services platform|
A managed services platform. An applications management server is provided for managing relationships with application service providers and others over a wide area network such as the internet.
|Distributing and processing streams over one or more networks|
In an embodiment, a method for distributing and processing streams over wide area networks comprises receiving, at a unified data processing node, a continuous query; determining a parallel portion of the continuous query; sending the parallel portion to a plurality of distributed data processing nodes located in a plurality of data centers; at each distributed node in the plurality of distributed nodes, locally executing the parallel portion against independent data partitions, producing a partial summary data, sending the partial summary data to the unified node; continuously receiving, at the unified node, in real-time, the partial summary data.. .
|Exchanging identifiers between wireless communication to determine further information to be exchanged or further services to be provided|
A server exchanges information between one or more wireless devices to complete a transaction. The server receives second device identifier information from a first wireless device using a wide area network.
|Methods and apparatus for opportunistic scheduling of peer to peer links in wide area network|
A method, a computer program product, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus determines an availability of a wireless wide area network (wwan) subframe, and utilizes the wwan subframe for peer-to-peer communication when the wwan subframe is available.
|Server assisted authenticated device|
The invention relates to an analysis server that is adapted to guide a client device to log in to a wide area network like the internet. The analysis server includes a reception module configured to receive from a client device network information, the network information containing at least part of a message transmitted to the client device by an authentication server; an analysis engine configured to analyze the network information based on a set of rules; a builder module configured to build procedural information based on the result of the analysis, the procedural information containing instructions adapted to configure the client device to reply to the message sent by the authentication server; and a transmission module configured to transmit the procedural information to the client device..
|Efficiency of wireless wide area networks utilizing local wireless connections|
Provided is a system for wireless communications including several base stations supporting a wide area wireless network and several mobile user equipment (ue) devices. Each mobile ue device may be configured to transmit a request to establish a local wireless connection with one or more of the ue devices.
|Optimization of path selection for transfers of files|
A system may include a file transfer manager that determines a file for transfer from a source location to a target location, the file being associated with file metadata characterizing the file, and with an organization. The file transfer manager may include an orchestrator that determines at least two transfer paths for the transfer, including at least a first transfer path utilizing a private wide area network (wan) of the organization and a second transfer path utilizing a publicly available data hosting service, access transfer metadata characterizing the at least two transfer paths, and access organizational metadata characterizing organizational transfer path usage factors.
|Methods and apparatus for controlling devices with no or limited wwan capability in peer to peer communication|
In a wireless wide area network (wwan) scenario, communication between ues is facilitated through uplink/downlink channels between the ues and a base station (i.e., wwan link or wwan communication). In the case that two communicating ues are in the vicinity of each other, direct peer-to-peer communication without passing through the base station may reduce a base station load.
|Facility control system (fcs, c1) to manage assets planning, design, construction, fabrication, operating, maintence and products|
A facility control system includes lab, field and construction equipment with a wireless transceiver to transmit machine generated actual initial measurement (aim) data including gps information from a field activity to a wide area network; a mobile computer with a wireless transceiver to transmit human generated data from an office, a remote lab, or a field test or inspection to the network; and a server coupled to the network, the server including a database to receive machine and human generated aim data, wherein the server applies statistics and engineering methods to predict specification compliance and performance, wherein the aim data is used with pre-formatted engineered designed data sheets that reflect the exact location of the event and required standards including incorporating best construction practices for installation of one or more construction items and materials quality to promote standardization, uniformity that insures contract compliance and minimizes non-conforming items in real time.. .
|Mobile systems and methods of supporting natural language human-machine interactions|
A mobile system is provided that includes speech-based and non-speech-based interfaces for telematics applications. The mobile system identifies and uses context, prior information, domain knowledge, and user specific profile data to achieve a natural environment for users that submit requests and/or commands in multiple domains.
|Systems and methods for providing user interfaces for management applications|
The present application is directed towards systems and methods for providing user interfaces for management applications via a definition-based graphical user interface (gui) framework for developing web based management applications for servers, intermediaries, routers, wide area network (wan) accelerators, caches, switches, or any other type and form of computing device. The plug-in free framework reduces the server's resource consumption and bandwidth by making a full use of resources available on the client computing device or browser.
|Interference mitigation in the context of heterogeneous networks with coordinated transmission points with a common transmission point identity|
Technology is discussed for extending frequency and time based approaches, such as inter-cell interference coordination (icic) and enhanced icic (eicic), to interference mitigation for clusters within a wireless wide area network (wwan) of transmission points with a common transmission point identity. Multiple transmission power messages correlated to different transmission point characteristics can be configured among multiple transmission points sharing the same transmission point identity.
|Support for asynchronous adaptation to uplink and downlink traffic demands for wireless communication|
Technology is discussed to allow transmission points within a wireless wide area network (wwan) to adapt to up link (ul) and down link (dl) traffic demands independently. To mitigate potential interference arising from transmission points scheduled for conflicting ul and dl transmissions, measurements between transmission points can be made to indicate a level of coupling.
|Method and system for a low-power client in a wide area network|
A network device may be operable to receive an indication from a cable modem termination system (cmts) that media access control (mac) management messages will be transmitted by the cmts at fixed intervals. Subsequent to receiving the indication, the network device may be operable to power down one or more components of the network device and set a sleep timer to a value equal to an integer multiple of the fixed interval minus a transition period.
|Performing data storage operations with a cloud environment, including containerized deduplication, data pruning, and data transfer|
Various systems and methods may be used for performing data storage operations, including content-indexing, containerized deduplication, and policy-driven storage, within a cloud environment. The systems support a variety of clients and cloud storage sites that may connect to the system in a cloud environment that requires data transfer over wide area networks, such as the internet, which may have appreciable latency and/or packet loss, using various network protocols, including http and ftp.
|Method and apparatus for social telematics|
In a first embodiment, the present invention permits an occupant of a vehicle to enter a message, with a handheld communications device having wide area network (wan) capability, and to have the message externally displayed for reading by persons who are not occupants of the vehicle. The message is displayed by an on-board telematic unit.