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Inventor:
Douglas; Bretton Lee
Address:
San Jose, CA
No. of patents:
17
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8180339 Method and apparatus for transferring network management information to wireless nodes May 15, 2012
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to providing network management information to wireless access points in a wireless network. In one implementation, a wireless client interrogates a wireless access point for its MAC address, for service set identifier (SSID) information, and
8023482 Dynamic rate limiting in wireless mesh networks September 20, 2011
A dynamic rate limiting mechanism for wireless mesh networks. In particular implementations, a method comprising monitoring one or more clients associated with a wireless mesh network and the respective hop counts of the clients to a root mesh node of the wireless mesh network; deter
8023452 Method and apparatus for cell identification in wireless data networks September 20, 2011
A method including wirelessly receiving a packet at a wireless station belonging to a cell of a wireless network, the network for communicating according to a wireless network standard, each transmitting station of the cell able to transmit a packet that includes cell identification
7978725 Dynamic modification of contention-based transmission control parameters achieving load balancin July 12, 2011
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating load balancing and bandwidth allocation in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the present invention, routing nodes implement a contention-based media access mechanism and self-allocate bandwidth
7936681 Cross-layer design techniques for interference-aware routing configuration in wireless mesh netw May 3, 2011
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating increased throughput in wireless mesh networks. Generally, according to one implementation of the present invention, routing nodes in a wireless mesh network combine metrics corresponding to the link and network layers to sele
7904092 Locally adjusted radio frequency coverage maps in wireless networks March 8, 2011
In one embodiment, a method for adjusting a radio-frequency coverage map. The method includes receiving calibration data comprising observed received signal strength values at one or more calibration points corresponding to a radio frequency transmitter, and identifying an applicable
7852759 Finite state machine of traffic stream metrics for adaptation of load-based call admission contr December 14, 2010
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a call admission request; in a first state, applying a first call access control (CAC) algorithm to the call admission request; in a second state, applying a second CAC algorithm to the call admission request; and transition between the firs
7822064 Backhaul-level call admission control for a wireless mesh network October 26, 2010
One embodiment includes tracking utilization of the backhaul wireless bandwidth of a mesh network related to time sensitive packet data, receiving a call admission request for a call from a client station of a first mesh access point of the mesh, ascertaining using the tracked utiliz
7626969 Relative location of a wireless node in a wireless network December 1, 2009
In one embodiment, a method includes computing a probability surface corresponding to the location probability of the wireless node within a physical region based on the received signal strength data associated with a wireless node and an RF model of the physical region; computing, b
7567822 Automated configuration of RF WLANs via selected sensors July 28, 2009
In a wireless LAN (WLAN), methods, apparatuses and systems directed to facilitating configuration of a wireless network is provided. According to one implementation of the present invention, sensors are used to collect data associated with locations and other properties of access poi
7558852 Tag location, client location, and coverage hole location in a wireless network July 7, 2009
Determining the location of a radio tag or client station of a wireless network, and the location of coverage holes by receiving from a plurality of wireless stations of the wireless network path loss information of the path loss of one or more location frames received at the respective
7558592 Radio planning for WLANS July 7, 2009
Described herein are a computer-implemented method of determining a power plan/frequency plan combination assigning transmit frequency channels and transmit powers for a plurality of managed access points (APs) of a wireless network. Also described herein is a carrier medium carrying
7499718 Enhanced coverage hole detection in wireless networks March 3, 2009
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to identifying coverage holes in wireless networks. According to one implementation of the present invention, the wireless network infrastructure analyzes signal strength data to detect potential coverage holes associated with one or more wir
7359311 Decoding method and apparatus using channel state information for use in a wireless network rece April 15, 2008
A method, apparatus, and carrier medium for determining channel state information (CSI) in an OFDM radio receiver. The receiver is for receiving packets of OFDM data as a result of OFDM data being transmitted. The method includes forming an estimate of the channels of the subcarriers
7315533 Radio plan generator January 1, 2008
A method, apparatus, and carrier medium carrying instructions to assign frequency channels and transmit powers for a plurality of access points of a wireless network. The method includes, until there are no more access points to which to assign a transmit power and frequency channel,
7293088 Tag location, client location, and coverage hole location in a wireless network November 6, 2007
Determining the location of a radio tag or client station of a wireless network, and the location of coverage holes by receiving from a plurality of wireless stations of the wireless network path loss information of the path loss of one or more location frames received at the respective
7075906 Method and apparatus for cell identification in wireless data networks July 11, 2006
A method including wirelessly receiving a packet at a wireless station belonging to a cell of a wireless network, the network for communicating according to a wireless network standard, each transmitting station of the cell able to transmit a packet that includes cell identification










 
 
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