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Sundar Raman, Michael Borella, Chandra Warrier: Roaming and hand-off support for prepaid billing for wireless data networks. Utstarcom, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 7, 2004: US06829473 (138 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing roaming and hand-off support for prepaid billing for wireless prepaid services on a data network may be provided by a first-network-access device carrying on session activity of a wireless communication session with a wireless-mobile node within a first coverage ...


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Michael Freed, Satish Amara, Michael Borella: System and method for traffic shaping based on generalized congestion and flow control. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 8, 2006: US07088678 (133 worldwide citation)

A system and methods are shown for traffic shaping and congestion avoidance in a computer network such as a data-over-cable network. A headend of the data-over-cable system includes a traffic shaper configured to calculate a packet arrival rate from a cable modem and a traffic conditioner configured ...


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Guido M Schuster, Jerry Mahler, Ikhlaq Sidhu, Michael Borella: Forward error correction system for packet based real time media. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, February 9, 1999: US05870412 (105 worldwide citation)

A computationally simple yet powerful forward error correction code scheme for transmission of real-time media signals, such as digitized voice, video or audio, in a packet switched network, such as the Internet. The invention appends to each of a series of payload packets a single forward error cor ...


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Nurettin B Beser, Michael Borella: System and method to negotiate private network addresses for initiating tunneling associations through private and/or public networks. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, December 17, 2002: US06496867 (105 worldwide citation)

A method for initiating a tunneling association in a data network. The method includes negotiating private addresses, such as private Internet Protocol addresses, for the ends of the tunneling association. The negotiation is performed on a public network, such as the Internet, through a trusted-thir ...


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Nurettin B Beser, Michael Borella: Method for encapsulating and transmitting a message includes private and forwarding network addresses with payload to an end of a tunneling association. 3COM Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, February 18, 2003: US06523068 (101 worldwide citation)

Methods for processing a media flow at an end of a tunneling association in a data network. One method includes receiving a data packet on a public network, such as the Internet, and recognizing that it encapsulates another data packet for a virtual connection to an application. The virtual connecti ...


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Guido M Schuster, Jerry Mahler, Ikhlaq Sidhu, Michael Borella: Data and real-time media communication over a lossy network. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 2, 2001: US06170075 (99 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving the speed and quality of end-to-end data or real-time media transmissions over an internet is disclosed. A media stream being transmitted to the internet is channel coded at the edge of the internet in order to free upstream bit rate for use in source coding the ...


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Guido M Schuster, Michael Borella, Jerry Mahler, Ikhlaq Sidhu: Forward error correction system for packet based data and real time media, using cross-wise parity calculation. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 5, 2001: US06243846 (62 worldwide citation)

A computationally simple yet powerful forward error correction code scheme for transmission of real-time media signals, such as digitized voice, video or audio, in a packet switched network, such as the Internet. For each window of k data packets, the invention generates and transmits at least one c ...


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Guido M Schuster, Jerry Mahler, Ikhlaq Sidhu, Michael Borella: Data and media communication through a lossy channel using signal conversion. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, November 21, 2000: US06151636 (56 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving the speed and quality of end-to-end data or real-time media transmissions over an internet is disclosed. A data stream representing a media signal at a given level of compression is processed just before the data stream enters the internet. A less compressed data ...


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Jerry Mahler, Michael Borella, Guido Schuster, Ikhlaq Sidhu: System for user-space network packet modification. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 6, 2004: US06675218 (55 worldwide citation)

A system for user-space packet modification, including a set of kernel code and a user-level application programming interface (API). The system facilitates creation of a special socket for passing packets between kernel space and user space. The system in turn facilitates creation and application o ...


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Guido M Schuster, Jerry Mahler, Ikhlaq Sidhu, Michael Borella: Forward error correction system for packet based real time media. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, November 7, 2000: US06145109 (42 worldwide citation)

A computationally simple yet powerful forward error correction code scheme for transmission of real-time media signals, such as digitized voice, video or audio, in a packet switched network such as the Internet. An encoder at the sending end derives p redundancy blocks from each group of a k payload ...