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Gary A Nelson, Patrick N Godding, Richard E Schumaker, Keith D Walter, Edward S Marrone, Stillman F Gates, Everett O Rigsbee III, Michael D Teener: Distributed variable bandwidth switch for voice, data, and image communications. CXC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 6, 1986: US04587651 (162 worldwide citation)

A variable bandwidth branch exchange system is disclosed for interfacing a network ring to a plurality of peripheral loops, each of the peripheral loops being connected to one or more local stations and to a node on the network ring. Time bit slots on the network ring signal stream are assigned, on ...


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Gary A Nelson, Patrick N Godding, Richard E Schumaker, Keith D Walter, Edward S Marrone, Stillman E Gates, Everett O Rigsbee III, Michael D Teener: Variable bandwidth switching system. CXC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 7, 1987: US04679191 (135 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a communications system that improves upon the availability of communications paths between devices and simplifies the connectivity requirements to communicate data and control information to and from a remote station. System nodes are provided which are disposed along ...


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Gary A Nelson, Patrick N Godding, Richard E Schumaker, Keith D Walter, Edward S Marrone, Stillman F Gates, Everett O Rigsbee III, Michael D Teener: Integrated voice/data/control switching system. CXC Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 24, 1986: US04597077 (126 worldwide citation)

A communications switching system is provided for transferring information between a plurality of node information highways (66,68) and between node information highways (66,68) and station ports (284,286), the system (221) comprising a plurality of switches (243) each switch having a station to hig ...