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Martin Ridgway Handforth, Anoop Nannra, John Stankus, Larry Marcanti, Brian Vezza: Network element for implementing scheduled high-power PTP and low-power PTMP transmissions. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, December 16, 2008: US07466985 (23 worldwide citation)

A network element is configured to implement scheduled high-power Point-To-Point (PTP) and low-power Point-To-MultiPoint (TMP) transmissions. The high-power PTP and low-power PTMP transmissions may be scheduled as bursts on an 802.16 network to occur in both the downlink subframe and uplink subframe ...


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Alan Graves, Jeffrey Fitchett, Laurence Beaulieu, Brian Vezza: Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene using patient monitoring. Avaya, November 8, 2011: US08054177 (22 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene, such as an accident site, a natural or human-made disaster site, or any other first response site. One system comprises a portable patient module to be associated with a patient at the incident scene and configured t ...


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Alan Graves, Jeffrey Fitchett, Laurence Beaulieu, Brian Vezza: Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene. Avaya, October 18, 2011: US08040246 (16 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene, such as an accident site, a natural or human-made disaster site, or any other first response site. One system comprises a plurality of portable modules for the incident scene and configured to transmit wireless signa ...


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Alan Graves, Brian Vezza, Thomas Chmara, John Watkins, Jeffrey Fitchett: Methods and systems for use in the provision of services in an institutional setting such as a healthcare facility. Avaya, November 1, 2011: US08050939 (13 worldwide citation)

A system for more optimally providing a service, such as a communications service, in an institutional setting by use of smart context-aware approaches. The system comprises an environmental context processing engine configured to transform sensed data indicative of activity relevant to provision of ...


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Brian Vezza, Kent Felske, Alan Graves, John Watkins, Guy Duxbury, Tom Chmara, Jeff Fitchett: System and method for providing power management in a sensor network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, December 6, 2011: US08073554 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system and method for providing power management to sensing nodes in a sensor network. A system may include a plurality of sensing nodes, each sensing node connected through a power management device to an external power source, such as a powered node of another ne ...


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Alan F Graves, Brian Johnson, Jeff Fitchett, Guy Duxbury, Brian Vezza: Use of location awareness to control radio frequency interference in a healthcare environment. Avaya, June 21, 2011: US07966008 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling RF interference in a healthcare establishment. The method comprises receiving data regarding a wirelessly detectable tag associated to a first piece of equipment within the healthcare establishment; determining whether the first piece of equipment is positioned relative to a ...


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Guo Qiang Wang, Brian Vezza: Fast base station switching method and system, and hierarchical zone-based fast handoff approach. Apple, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, April 29, 2014: US08711803 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of performing fast base station switching for hand off is provided that involves the use of a tunnel from a serving base station to a target base station. During a hand off, packets are forwarded by the serving base station to the target base station using the tunnel. A hierarchical hand of ...


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Alan Graves, Jeffrey Fitchett, Laurence Beaulieu, Brian Vezza: Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene using precision location. Avaya, August 16, 2011: US07999741 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for facilitating a first response mission at an incident scene, such as an accident site, a natural or human-made disaster site, or any other first response site. One system is for locating a plurality of portable modules at an incident scene. The system comprises a plurality of ...


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Alan Graves, Jeffrey Ritchett, Brian Vezza: Methods and systems for managing communication requests in an institutional setting such as a healthcare facility. Avaya, November 19, 2013: US08589176 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of processing a communication request destined for an intended recipient, comprising: determining an interrupt worthiness of the communication request; determining an interruptability of the intended recipient; determining at least one delivery feature based on the interrupt worthiness of t ...


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Alan Graves, Jeffrey Fitchett, Brian Vezza: Portable memory module with wireless emitter to facilitate the provision of location-dependent services. Apple, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, May 20, 2014: US08727216

A portable memory module, which comprises an interface allowing the module to be connected to and disconnected from an electronic device by a user of the module such that the electronic device is in close physical proximity to the module when connected thereto; memory storing an identifier of the mo ...



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