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Robert C Meier, Marvin L Sojka, Ronald E Luse: Radio frequency local area network. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, March 15, 1994: US05295154 (375 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Charles D Gollnick, Ronald E Luse, John G Pavek, Marvin L Sojka, James D Cnossen, Arvin D Danielson, Ronald L Mahany, Mary L Detweiler, Gary N Spiess, Guy J West, Amos D Young, Robert C Meier, Keith K Cargin Jr, Richard C Arensdorf, Robert G Geers: Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals. Norand Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, August 17, 1999: US05940771 (358 worldwide citation)

A data collection network supports roaming terminals which may enter and exit a sleep mode to conserve power. A plurality of base stations each periodically transmit pending message indications to those roaming data collection terminals in range. Instead of requiring the transceiver within each term ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Robert C Meier, Ronald E Luse: Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmit a beacon to terminal nodes in power saving state that it has messages awaiting delivery. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett L, April 14, 1998: US05740366 (211 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Guy J West, Alan G Bunte, Arvin D Danielson, Michael D Morris, Robert C Meier: Hierarchical communication system providing intelligent data, program and processing migration. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett L, August 4, 1998: US05790536 (210 worldwide citation)

A hierarchical communication system, arranged in a spanning tree configuration, is described in which wired and wireless communication networks exhibiting substantially different characteristics are employed in an overall scheme to link portable or mobile computing devices. Copies of data, program c ...


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Robert C Meier: Enhanced mobility and address resolution in a wireless premises based network. Intermec IP, March 2, 2004: US06701361 (209 worldwide citation)

A premises based wireless network having a multi-segment wired network and a plurality of wireless access points connected to the wired network. The wired network operates according to a wired network protocol which may be the Internet Protocol. Wireless terminals communicate with the wireless acces ...


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Robert C Meier: Radio frequency local area network. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, April 2, 1996: US05504746 (196 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Robert C Meier: Radio frequency local area network. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, June 27, 1995: US05428636 (178 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Robert C Meier, Ronald E Luse: Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmit a beacon to terminal nodes in power saving state that it has messages awaiting delivery. Intermec IP, Gregory K Goshorn, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, April 16, 2002: US06374311 (157 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Robert C Meier: Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett, September 30, 1997: US05673031 (137 worldwide citation)

A redundant network and communication protocol is disclosed having host computers, RF base stations and roaming terminals. In one embodiment, this network utilizes a polling communication protocol which, under heavy loaded conditions, requires that a roaming terminal wishing to initiate communicatio ...


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Robert C Meier: Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, March 30, 2004: US06714559 (131 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a redundant network and communication protocol at least including host computers, RF base stations, and roaming terminals. The network may utilize a polling communication protocol such that under heavy traffic conditions, a roaming terminal wishing to initiate communication may b ...