Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method for operating an ethernet optical area network ("EOAN") over one more metropolitan areas










Image Number 9 for United States Patent #7415209.

An Ethernet Optical Area Network (EOAN) system, and methods for implementing and using such an EOAN system, are disclosed. The EOAN system may be used to improve the speed and reliability of data communications networks for small to medium-sized companies in metropolitan area networks. The EOAN system provides end-to-end Ethernet protocol, enabling professionals to have high-speed data communications in real time. The EOAN system may be generally utilized for improving data communications between branch offices, home offices, campuses, and remote sites for a wide variety of industries. The present invention preferably includes a fiber optic ring, Network Operation Center (NOC), NOC architecture components, existing client equipment, and one or more Free Space Optic (FSO) devices, microwave communication technology, and/or data switching platforms to implement high-speed Ethernet-based connections such as within a specified metropolitan area. The preferred EOAN system preferably integrates a plurality of FSO, microwave, and/or fiber optic technologies with Ethernet protocol (Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit, etc.) to provide data connection services.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method of controlling mechanical mechanisms of optical storage apparatus for peak power/current reduction, and related optical storage apparatus and machine-readable medium
Methods and apparatus for preserving privacy in an RFID system
System and method for computational unification of heterogeneous implicit and explicit processing elements
Spectral measurement device
Connector with shielding device and method for manufacturing connector
Power saving methods for wireless systems
Systems and methods for sensing external magnetic fields in implantable medical devices
  Randomly Featured Patents
4-(substituted cycloalkylmethyl) imidazole-2-thiones, 4-(substituted cycloalkenylmethyl) imidazole-2-thiones, 4- (substituted cycloalkylmethyl) imidazol-2-ones and 4- (substituted cycloalkenyl
Method of controlling semiconductor memory card system
Gap optimizer
Utility clamp
Method for the assembly of lead-acid batteries and associated apparatus
Adenoviral vector with replication-dependent transgene expression
Styryloxy resins and compositions thereof
Superconducting resistive fault current limiter
Seat frame
Clamping device for injection-molding machine