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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, Mark J Johnson, Anthony R Metke, Aparna Pandey, Joseph E Phillips, Christopher G Ware: Method and apparatus for root node selection in an ad hoc network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, January 25, 2011: US07876706 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques are provided for selecting a root node in an ad hoc network comprising 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 facto ...


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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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Randy Ekl
Joseph E Phillips, Mario F Derango, Randy L Ekl, Michael H Retzer: Method for preserving wireless resources in a wireless local area network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Indira Saladi, January 30, 2007: US07170868 (1 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the present invention, an access point (111) receives a multicast packet intended for a particular multicast group. Upon receipt, the access point only rebroadcast the multicast packet over a wireless segment if it determines that there is at least one wireless subscriber unit ( ...


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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 (89 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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Richard B Meador, Walter H Kehler, Joseph E Phillips: Apparatus for clock shifting in an integrated transceiver. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, July 20, 1999: US05926514 (15 worldwide citation)

A radio (100) having an integrated transceiver circuit (102) avoids circuit crosstalk through the use of a clock shifter circuit (120). The radio includes a microcontroller unit (MCU) (104) controlled by a MCU clock. A channel selector (116) coupled to the MCU (104) provides a selected frequency cha ...


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Joseph E Phillips, John J Oskorep, Steven S Lee: Multiple key array. Susan L Lukasik, July 9, 1996: US05534860 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for and method of scanning a key array (101-116) uses two or three scan lines (134 and 135 or 308, 309, and 310), thereby limiting the need for an excessive number of input/output lines of a processor (136). A separate resistor ladder (301,302, 303) is provided for each dimension of key ...


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Joseph E Phillips: Flexible toothbrush. PHB, Skinner and Associates, October 2, 2001: US06295686 (6 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush, comprising a body having a head portion, a neck portion connected to the head portion, and a handle portion connected to the neck portion, and further comprising a plurality of bristles attached to the head portion. The body comprises a thermoplastic elastomer that is sufficiently stro ...


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Joseph E Phillips: Radio having an option board interface and an option board for use therewith. Motorola, Frank M Scutch III, Steven G Parmelee, November 18, 1997: US05689823 (6 worldwide citation)

A radio transceiver system (100) includes an option board interface (117) with an analog interface (119) and a digital interface (125). Option board interface (117) is used for conveying information between an optional memory board (133) and a digital processing unit (105). Option board interface (1 ...


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