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Randy Ekl
Thomas V D Amico, Jeffrey D Bonta, Randy L Ekl, Avinash Joshi, Michael D Kotzin, Surender Kumar, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson: Method and apparatus for broadcast in an ad hoc network using elected broadcast relay nodes. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, September 22, 2009: US07593376 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electing broadcast relay nodes (520B, H, M) in an ad hoc network (500). Each node (520A-520O) generates an attribute message including associated parameters. Each node (520A-520O) generates a weighted value (WV) based on the parameters. The WV can be included in the attrib ...


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Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697479 (12 worldwide citation)

A self-learning geographically aware handoff method and system is disclosed. The system includes a handoff manager (108), which receives information about a position and movement of the mobile nodes (102a, 102b, 102c and 102d) present in the mobile network (100). The handoff manager learns the cover ...


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Randy Ekl
Aparna Pandey, Randy L Ekl, Christopher G Ware: Method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier WLAN. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 27, 2010: US07706337 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for performing neighbor discovery in a multi-tier wireless local area network where a client creates a neighbor list identifying a neighbor wherein the neighbor is identified as an access point or a client. Then, the client determines a time to perform a scan of neighbors based upon 1) a ty ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for omniscient root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Anthony P Curtis, April 13, 2010: US07697456 (6 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network that contains a plurality of nodes including a first node. According to one implementation of these techniques, a first node can receive a message from at least one of the other nodes. Each message includes a number of primary fa ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Anthony R Metke: Method of reliable multicasting. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, July 14, 2009: US07561599 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for providing reliable multicasting is described. A transmitted multicast packet is received at second devices, each of which in response transmits a first acknowledgement. If a second acknowledgement, which acknowledges the first acknowledgement, is not received within a predetermined time ...


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Randy Ekl
Michael H Retzer, Randy L Ekl, Joseph E Phillips: Method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area network. Motorola, Latonia Gordon, Anthony P Curtis, October 21, 2008: US07440764 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving throughput in a wireless local area (WLAN), which includes buffering a set of messages, identifying a target address for the set of messages, and concatenating the set of messages based on the target address. The target address can be either unicast, broadcast, m ...


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Ronald A Nordin, Jack E Caveney: Patch field documentation and revision systems. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, June 26, 2007: US07234944 (110 worldwide citation)

A communication network device and corresponding patch field system are disclosed. The device includes a port module, ports, and an appliqué attached to a face of the port module. The appliqué includes a printed circuit board (PCB) with conductive pads. A patch cord connects the device with an intel ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Method and apparatus for patch panel patch cord documentation and revision. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, November 20, 2007: US07297018 (90 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for monitoring and reporting cable connectivity such as patch panel port-level connectivity on a real-time basis. For patch panel systems, the approach is based upon a distributed architecture that may be modularly scalable and may reduce, if not eliminate, the ne ...


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Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and system for data transmission in a wireless network. Motorola Solutions, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, Daniel R Bestor, April 3, 2012: US08149737 (82 worldwide citation)

A method and system for data transmission by computational devices in a wireless network (100) are disclosed. A computational device (102) organizes the wireless network in a hierarchical topology having at least one root node and updates a list of interferers and a list of descendents. Then, the co ...


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Jack E Caveney, Ronald A Nordin: Patch panel with a motherboard for connecting communication jacks. Panduit, Robert A McCann, Zachary J Smolinski, Anthony P Curtis, April 24, 2007: US07207846 (74 worldwide citation)

An active jack, which is a powered device, is installed as the network connection at a workstation which provides the capability to determine the physical location of a destination device, such as a VOIP phone, in real time. Uninterruptible power supplies may be used to provide power to network comp ...



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