06490256 is referenced by 63 patents.
The present invention provides a subscriber device (
), method (
), wireless router (
), and communication system (
). The communication system (
) includes at least one subscriber device (
) having a message generator (
) for generating a message which includes an indicator of a receive/transmit switching time, and the wireless router (
) for communicating with at least one subscriber device, the wireless router having a scheduler (
), optimizer (
), and an allocation map generator (
), wherein the wireless router (
) prepares an efficient and optimized channel allocation map for transmission to the subscriber device (
) taking into account the indicator of the receive/transmit switching time for the subscriber device (
) and wherein the map indicates at least one allocated transmit time, in a form of a block, having a beginning and an end, for transmission by the subscriber device following a receive time.