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Number: 370/446
Name: Multiplex communications > Channel assignment techniques > Carrier sense multiple access (csma) > Using a star coupler
Description: Subject matter wherein a passive coupler distributes information signals from one or more input lines among a larger number of output lines.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8570986 Semi-random back-off method for achieving resource reservation in wireless local area networks Oct. 29, 2013
8553572 Internet protocol optimizer Oct. 8, 2013
8539308 Method and apparatus for indicating a temporary block flow to which a piggybacked ACK/NACK field is addressed Sep. 17, 2013
8520629 Method and apparatus for performing piconet coordinator handover in wireless personal area network Aug. 27, 2013
8433379 Wireless communication terminal for transmitting and receiving data and method thereof Apr. 30, 2013
8422486 Method for controlling direct penetrating communication between two devices under different NATs, and device for the same Apr. 16, 2013
8331313 Efficient media independent handover protocol operation enhancements Dec. 11, 2012
8228884 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program Jul. 24, 2012
8208930 Message routing in a telecommunication system Jun. 26, 2012
8045493 Mechanisms to extend UMA or GAN to inter-work with UMTS core network Oct. 25, 2011
7970894 Method and system for monitoring of wireless devices in local area computer networks Jun. 28, 2011
7924867 Communications network using reservation indicator Apr. 12, 2011
7778314 Apparatus for and method of far-end crosstalk (FEXT) detection and estimation Aug. 17, 2010
7760724 Method for stamping any ethernet frames in conjunction with standard ethernet Jul. 20, 2010
7701963 Method and apparatus for the use of micro-tunnels in a communications system Apr. 20, 2010
7693558 Wireless communication terminal for transmitting and receiving data and method thereof Apr. 6, 2010
7583181 Supply line structure for supplying energy to electrical components of a motor vehicle Sep. 1, 2009
7525985 Apparatus for collision resolution among home networking stations using carrier sense signal Apr. 28, 2009
7460552 Method for managing a group in a star network and apparatus using the method Dec. 2, 2008
7443879 Communication between user agents through employment of codec format unsupported by one of the user agents Oct. 28, 2008
7420986 Method and apparatus for the detection and classification of collisions on a shared RF network Sep. 2, 2008
7400641 Bus master for a bus for connection of sensors and/or ignition means Jul. 15, 2008
7330661 Method and apparatus for optical communication between devices Feb. 12, 2008
7269178 Resolution of media access contentions in networks comprising a plurality of network nodes and at least one star mode Sep. 11, 2007
RE39405 Network link endpoint capability detection Nov. 21, 2006
7085535 Radio communication device for avoiding frequency collision among different radio control schemes Aug. 1, 2006
6980561 System, device, and method for initial ranging in a communication network Dec. 27, 2005
6963563 Method and apparatus for transmitting cells across a switch in unicast and multicast modes Nov. 8, 2005
6901474 Application programming interface for data transfer and bus management over a bus structure May. 31, 2005
6842433 System and method for communicating information from a computerized distributor to portable computing devices Jan. 11, 2005
6834052 Band management circuit Dec. 21, 2004
6822970 Glassware forming system with star network communication configuration Nov. 23, 2004
6804268 Method and apparatus for multi-access transmission Oct. 12, 2004
6735218 Method and system for encoding wide striped cells May. 11, 2004
6665310 Transmitter, receiver, communication apparatus, communication method and communication system Dec. 16, 2003
6631435 Application programming interface for data transfer and bus management over a bus structure Oct. 7, 2003
6631138 Reduced pin-count 10Base-T MAC to transceiver interface Oct. 7, 2003
6594283 Network communication device Jul. 15, 2003
6587474 Data bus for multiple components Jul. 1, 2003
6452425 Automatic frequency rate switch Sep. 17, 2002
6348874 Power distribution to nodes in a distributed system Feb. 19, 2002
6347089 Simplified ethernet frame switching system architecture without local buffer requirement Feb. 12, 2002
6246690 Method and device for controlling data flow in a computer data network Jun. 12, 2001
6243783 Application programming interface for managing and automating data transfer operations between applications over a bus structure Jun. 5, 2001
6219353 Message hub Apr. 17, 2001
6198909 Communication environment with plurality of radio systems Mar. 6, 2001
6182135 Method for determining whether two pieces of network equipment are directly connected Jan. 30, 2001
6178177 Data-processing network having non-deterministic access, but having deterministic access time Jan. 23, 2001
6172983 Hub dominated method and system for managing network collisions Jan. 9, 2001
6144665 Subscriber network system Nov. 7, 2000

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