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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, Ronald John Griffiths Jr: System and method for passive scanning of authorized wireless channels. Lenovo, Winstead P C, December 16, 2008: US07466678 (38 worldwide citation)

A wireless device operating under the IEEE 802.11 specifications passively scans for a wireless access point coupled to a network backbone, wherein the scanning is performed using a default set of channels. The wireless device will then determine if the access point operates under an IEEE 802.11d sp ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker: Bandwidth management in a wireless network. Lenovo, Carlos Munoz Bustamante, Dillin & Yudell, September 26, 2006: US07113497 (22 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the preferred embodiment, an access point provides dynamic load balancing of network bandwidth between access points within the 802.11 wireless LAN. The access point uses the RTS/CTS protocol to reduce the bandwidth available to a single device using an excessive amount of network ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, James Peter Ward: Apparatus, method and program to optimize battery life in a wireless device. Lenovo, VanLeeuwen & VanLeeuwen, Carlos Munez Bustamante, February 21, 2006: US07003331 (22 worldwide citation)

The battery life of batteries of a mobile device operating in a wireless network is optimized by dynamically changing symbol rates and bits per symbol and selecting one for communicating based upon the source providing power to the mobile device.


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Howard Jeffrey Locker, Philip John Jakes: Bandwidth throttle for a wireless device. International Business Machines Corporation, J Bruce Schelkopf, David Irvin, Dillon & Yudell, August 1, 2006: US07085289 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for conserving battery strength of a client device, such as a laptop computer, on a wireless local area network (WLAN). The client device monitors the addresses of incoming data packet messages while running at a lowest bandwidth permitted by the protocol of the client device. Wh ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, James Peter Ward: Wireless device power optimization. Lenovo, Scott W Reid, Dillon & Yudell, April 11, 2006: US07027843 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and system for conserving battery strength of a mobile node, such as a laptop computer, on a wireless local area network (WLAN). The mobile node transmit symbols, which are units of data, during transmission cycles to maintain a connection with the WLAN. A battery charge level of the mobile ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, James Peter Ward: Access point initiated forced roaming based upon bandwidth. International Business Machines Corporation, David R Irvin, April 10, 2007: US07203183 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method provides dynamic load balancing of network bandwidth between access points in an 802.11 wireless LAN. The access point generates and monitors average bandwidth utilization of client devices connected to said access point. The average bandwidth utilization for each client device ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, Randall Scott Springfield: System and method for autonomic extensions to wake on wireless networks. Lenovo, VanLeeuwen & VanLeeuwen, Carlos Munoz Bustamante, January 20, 2009: US07480265 (12 worldwide citation)

A system and method for autonomic extensions to wake on LAN are presented. An access point detects wake on LAN (WOL) requests that are targeted for unassociated clients. When the access point detects a WOL request for an unassociated client, the access point stores the WOL request in a table for a p ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, James Peter Ward: Frequency beacon to broadcast allowed frequency. International Business Machines Corporation, David Irvin, Dillon & Yudell, May 15, 2007: US07218944 (12 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication network comprising: (1) a plurality of mobile devices each configured to receive a beacon being broadcasted within the network and determine based on information transmitted within the beacon whether the mobile device is supported within the network; and (2) one or more acce ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Kazuo Fujii, Ronald John Griffiths Jr, Masaharu Itoh, Philip John Jakes, Kozo Matsunaga, Masaki Oie: Cruable-U-NII wireless radio with secure, integral antenna connection via validation registers in U-NII wireless ready device. Lenovo, Carlos Munoz Bustamante, Dillon & Yudell, July 4, 2006: US07072691 (8 worldwide citation)

A method that utilizes software means to meet the FCC requirement for an U-NII antenna to be an integral part of the device in which it operates, while providing wireless ready U-NII devices and CRUable U-NII radios. Enhancements are made to the system BIOS, including the inclusion of a table of PCI ...


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Daryl Carvis Cromer, Philip John Jakes, Howard Jeffrey Locker, Michael T Vanover: System and method for concurrent WLAN and WPAN wireless modes from a single device. Lenovo Singapore, Van Leeuwen & Van Leeuwen, Carlos Munoz Bustamante, June 17, 2008: US07389352 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method for concurrent WLAN and WPAN wireless modes from a single device is presented. A client uses a Wi-Fi device's infrastructure mode to communicate in a WLAN environment and, during idle WLAN times, uses the Wi-Fi device's adhoc mode to communicate in a WPAN environment. The Wi-Fi d ...