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Jin Meng Ho: Architectural reference model for QoS-driven wireless LANs. AT&T, March 1, 2005: US06862270 (123 worldwide citation)

A quality of service (QoS) station is disclosed containing a point coordinator (PC) for a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless LAN. The PC station includes a QoS management entity (QME) and an admission control entity (ACE). The QME receives at least one end-to-end QoS message that characterizes a ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Wei Lin: Admission control for QoS-Driven Wireless LANs. AT&T, November 29, 2005: US06970422 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for a quality of service (QoS) point coordinator (PC) for a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) is disclosed. The PC includes a QoS management entity (QME) and an admission control entity (ACE). The QME receives at least one reservation request messa ...


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Donald P Shaver, Ricky Curtis, William C Timm, Murtaza Ali, Terence J Riley, Harshal S Chhaya, Jin Meng Ho: Universal broadband home network for scalable IEEE 802.11 based wireless and wireline networking. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Abdul Zindani, W James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, September 20, 2005: US06947736 (89 worldwide citation)

The present home networking method and system is based on the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking standard expanded to encompass home phone line media communication and/or home power line media communication operation seamlessly. For each station in home network (i.e., wireless, phone line and power lin ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Wei Lin: Centralized contention and reservation request for QoS-driven wireless LANs. AT&T, April 18, 2006: US07031287 (80 worldwide citation)

A method and a system is disclosed for providing quality of service (QoS)-driven channel access within a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN). A contention control (CC) frame is sent from a point coordinator (PC) of the BSS during a contention-free period (CFP) of a superf ...


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Wei Lin, Jin Meng Ho: In-band Qos signaling reference model for QoS-driven wireless LANs. AT&T, October 12, 2004: US06804222 (79 worldwide citation)

A station, such as a point coordinator (PC) or a non-PC station, in a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) is disclosed. The station includes a frame classification entity (FCE), a frame scheduling entity (FSE) and a QoS management entity (QME). The FCE is logically locate ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Wei Lin: Virtual streams for QoS-driven wireless LANs. AT&T, December 19, 2006: US07151762 (78 worldwide citation)

A virtual stream (VS) in a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) that exists solely within the medium access control (MAC) sublayer of the WLAN. The VS includes a unidirectional path in the wireless network between a station sourcing a quality of service (QoS) session and a ...


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Yonghe Liu, Jin Meng Ho, Matthew B Shoemake: Power saving mechanism for wireless LANs via schedule information vector. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Frederick J Telecky Jr, Wade J Brady III, March 24, 2009: US07508781 (72 worldwide citation)

A new protocol system and method is described that utilizes a Schedule Information Vector (SIV) protocol for saving power in wireless local area networks. The protocol includes an access point, one or more stations, and an SIV frame including an association ID for identifying one of the stations and ...


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Jin Meng Ho: Enhanced channel access mechanisms for QoS-driven wireless lans. AT&T, June 27, 2006: US07068633 (68 worldwide citation)

A method and a system is disclosed for providing quality of service (QoS)-driven channel access within a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless network. A contention control (CC) frame is sent from a point coordinator (PC) station of the BSS. The CC frame contains information relating to a number of ...


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Jin Meng Ho, Wei Lin: System and method of frame scheduling for QoS-driven wireless local area network (WLAN). AT&T, February 1, 2005: US06850981 (68 worldwide citation)

A frame scheduling entity (FSE) for a station having a point coordinator (PC) in a basic service set (BSS) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) is disclosed. The FSE is located at a medium access control (MAC) sublayer of the station, and includes a scheduling table and a scheduling element. The ...


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Xiaolin Lu, Jin Meng Ho: Wireless network scheduling data frames including physical layer configuration. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Steven A Shaw, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, May 29, 2007: US07224704 (64 worldwide citation)

A wireless network is disclosed in which individual wireless stations can be configured to implement any of a plurality of physical configurations including antenna configurations. Such antenna configurations may include, without limitation, multiple input multiple output (MIMO) and single input sin ...