07924927 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 26 patents.

A wireless network apparatus comprises: a wireless transmitter and receiver operated according to at least one recognized wireless communications protocol; a data storage unit; and a programmed processor. The processor is programmed for establishing direct and indirect links with wireless network nodes, storing wireless connectivity data, transmitting wireless connectivity data to the linked nodes for storage, receiving connectivity data from the linked nodes for storage. The wireless network apparatus may function as a wireless network node apparatus, and wireless network terminus, and/or a wireless portal node. Wireless connectivity data, wireless network terminus data, and/or other data associated with the wireless network may be redundantly stored distributed among the wireless network nodes. The wireless network apparatus may be further adapted for enhancing network connectivity, capacity, security, reliability, and/or functionality of the wireless network.

Title
Distributed functionality in a wireless communications network
Application Number
11/276959
Publication Number
7924927 (B1)
Application Date
March 18, 2006
Publication Date
April 12, 2011
Inventor
Eimar M Boesjes
Eugene
OR, US
Agent
David S Alavi
IPC
H04N 7/18
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