Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Fast active scanning wireless network apparatus and method










Image Number 11 for United States Patent #8131291.

In a fast active scanning wireless network apparatus and method for quick determination of available access points (20), information about a candidate set of available access points (20) is obtained, and a candidate access point is identified from the candidate set. A mobile station (10) then queries the candidate access point with a probe request that designates the candidate access point as a sole responder. The probe request prevents other access points from contending for the medium of communication between the mobile station and the designated sole responder access point by excluding the attempt by other access points (20) to transmit probe responses. The apparatus and method thus increases the probability of a fast and successful probe request from the mobile station and subsequent response from the designated access point (20). The designated access point may also respond with a probe response of high priority, preventing intervention of communication.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Low-staining room temperature curable coating composition
(4930
Proximity search methods using tiles to represent geographical zones
Stevia formulation
Water bottle warning triangle
Disk drive
Tomlinson Harashima precoding with additional receiver processing in a multi-user multiple-input multiple-output wireless transmission system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Recording/reproducing apparatus and disk cartridge
Pesticidal pyrimidinyl (thiono)(thio)-phosphates
Trace reporting method and system
Induction heating apparatus
Reactor control method
Plaster which releases active compound
Implantable sling for the treatment of incontinence and method of using the same
String instrument, method of playing a string instrument, apparatus for manufacture of a string instrument, and string instrument kit
Container oxygen control system for transporting and ripening perishable goods
Humidifier