Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Activity based resource assignment medium access control protocol










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #6487183.

A method for implementing an activity based resource assignment medium access control (MAC) protocol to allocate resources to subscribers in an interactive, multimedia, broadband satellite communications system. A plurality of channels is provided with at least one of said plurality of channels being assigned to each of a plurality of terminals. Utilization of the channel resources by the plurality of terminals is monitored and an evaluation is conducted of system needs based on the levels of activity and utilization of channel resources by the terminals. Requests for system resources by the terminals are communicated to a resource controller which calculates the system needs. The resource controller is utilized to adjust the channel resources based on the levels of activity and utilization of resources by the terminals. The adjustment provides active terminals as much resources as required during duration of their activity, subject to resource availability.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Medical capsule housing formed by thermal welding
Thermal conductivity and phase transition heat transfer mechanism including optical element to be cooled by heat transfer of the mechanism
Wireless updating of hearing devices
Cake knife handle
Scalable header extension
Creating three dimensional graphics data
Fuser member
  Randomly Featured Patents
MR imaging providing tissue/blood contrast image
Synchronously stackable double-edge modulated pulse width modulation generators
Separation treatment system
Method for cooling gases and removing dust from them
Production of tertiary butyl hydroperoxide
Cat ports
Adhesive security tape
Speaker
Device control system
Combined differential-mode common-mode noise filter