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










Image Number 5 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
Organic light emitting display apparatus
Semiconductor power amplifier
Light-emitting element, light-emitting device, and electronic device
Silicon carbide substrate, epitaxial wafer and manufacturing method of silicon carbide substrate
Magnifying glass
Decoding and presentation time stamps for MPEG-4 advanced video coding
Power or voltage oscillation damping in a power transmission system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Dermal fastener
Method of recovering ammonia from an aqueous effluent which contains NH.sub . .sub.2 and H.sub.2 S
Pluggable notations and semantics for visual modeling elements
Adjustable fluid valve for diaphragm pumps
Closure device capable of removing TCA in a beverage container
Methods and systems for designing circularly knitted garments
Use of control matrix for boiler control
Instrument for monitoring polymerase chain reaction of DNA
IC card reading/writing apparatus and method for allowing use of multiple vendors
Glassware slide holder device