Vaidhyanathan Arunachalam, Kalyan Basu, Sanjoy K Sen: Method and system for wireless QOS agent for all-IP network. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, Bracewell & Patterson L, October 7, 2003: US06631122 (308 worldwide citation)

A wireless quality of service (QoS) agent for an all-Internet Protocol (IP) network. The QoS agent couples to an all-IP network. The coupling means includes communication means for transfer of information between the agent and a QoS manager of the all-IP network. The agent is also able to seamlessly ...

Hosame Abu Amara, Jeff Babbitt, Robert Best, Giridhar Boray, Wing Lo, Payam Maveddat, Yi Qian: Controlling communication in wireless and satellite networks. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, Bracewell & Patterson L, November 13, 2001: US06317584 (179 worldwide citation)

A method and system are disclosed for utilizing a session processor having multiple internal states to control communication sessions occurring within a wireless and satellite network that includes at least one control interface. First, a message is received from the control interface and is then pr ...

James L Taylor: SIMD array processor with global instruction control and reprogrammable instruction decoders. International Business Machines Corporation, Michael J Scheer, John D Crane, Robert L Troike, February 12, 1991: US04992933 (154 worldwide citation)

A single-instruction-multiple-data (SIMD) array processor is described with a multi-dimensional array of processing elements and control logic for issuing global instructions to the array. Each processing element in the array has individually programmable instruction decoder and a mechanism which en ...

Ahmad Jalali, Leo Strawczynski: Fast forward link power control in a code division multiple access system. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, November 28, 2000: US06154659 (140 worldwide citation)

The radiotelephone demodulates the information received from the base station. The symbol-energy-to-noise-density (E.sub.s /N.sub.o) is estimated over a specified duration. This estimate is compared to a target E.sub.s /N.sub.o value. The target is updated periodically in order to maintain the quali ...

Anthony J Abrami, Stuart H Bullard, Santiago E del Puerto, Paul M Gaschke, Mark R LaForce, Paul J Roggemann, Kort F Longenbach: Dry interface thermal chuck temperature control system for semiconductor wafer testing. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Crane, James R Warnot Jr, March 19, 1991: US05001423 (134 worldwide citation)

A wafer chuck temperature control system is disclosed for use in a semiconductor wafer testing apparatus. The wafer chuck is divided into a plurality of temperature sensor and cooling element domains corresponding to chip location regions of an overlying undiced wafer being tested. Computer scanning ...

Robin Paul Rickard: Data transmission over a power line communications system. Northern Telecom, John D Crane, October 27, 1998: US05828293 (131 worldwide citation)

A power line communications system has at least one power line upon which noise level varies with time. The system determines quiet periods when noise upon the line is at a reduced level and transmits one or more data packets within the quiet periods, so as to increase data throughput in the system.

Stewart Hodde Maxwell: Method and apparatus for simultaneous text and audio for sponsored calls. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, Bracewell & Patterson L, October 22, 2002: US06470181 (122 worldwide citation)

A combination of Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) capabilities including Short Message Service (SMS), Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) and Customized Applications for Mobile network Enhanced Logic (CAMEL) allows an advertiser to pay a portion of the airtime cost of a call originated by ...


Ashvin Chheda: Method for CDMA handoff in the vicinity of highly sectorized cells. Nortel Networks, John D Crane, Bracewell & Patterson L, July 24, 2001: US06266529 (111 worldwide citation)

A method for improved sector handoff within a sectorized communication cell utilizing a wireless communication systems. A sector handoff of a mobile radio telephone is performed in accordance with a first set of parameters if the mobile radio telephone is not in close proximity to a base antenna. Se ...

Sanjoy Sen, Atul Suresh Joshi, Apurva Kumar, M N Umesh: TCP-aware agent sublayer (TAS) for robust TCP over wireless. Nortel Networks Corporation, John D Crane, Flesman Bradley Vaden Gunter & Dillon, March 27, 2001: US06208620 (105 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for minimizing the effects of faults over an air link of a wireless transmission channel utilizing Transport Control Protocol (TCP). The system includes a TCP-Aware Agent Sublayer (TAS) in a protocol stack, which has a mechanism for caching both TCP packets during forward trans ...