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William M Shvodian: System, method, and computer program product for sharing bandwidth in a wireless personal area network or a wireless local area network. Freescale Semiconductor, September 19, 2006: US07110380 (75 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product for sharing bandwidth by a plurality of devices in a wireless personal area network or a wireless local area network. A media access control protocol frame includes a beacon signal sent from a coordinator including coordination information to each of th ...


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Sergio T Montano, William M Shvodian, Knut T Odman, Russell G Dowe, Joel Z Apisdorf: Method of operating a media access controller. Freescale Semiconductor, October 9, 2007: US07280518 (37 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for a remote device to monitor and communicate with a wireless network using cyclic beacons. The remote device receives a beacon, which beacon includes beacon information that defines a superframe. From the beacon information, the remote device determines whether the received be ...


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Matthew L Welborn, William M Shvodian, Joel Z Apisdorf, Timothy R Miller, John W McCorkle: Method for sharing bandwidth using reduced duty cycle signals and media access control. Freescale Semiconductor, August 4, 2009: US07570627 (31 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for transmitting data. A first device generates a first signal having a first duty cycle, comprising a first gated-on portion and a first gated-off portion in a time slot; and a second device generates a second signal having second duty cycle, comprising a second gated-on portio ...


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William M Shvodian: Method and system for dynamic aggregation in a wireless network. Freescale Semiconductor, February 17, 2009: US07492789 (29 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for dynamically controlling aggregation in an ultrawide bandwidth wireless device. In this method, a device receives a plurality of intermediate service data units at an intermediate layer, aggregates at least two of the plurality off intermediate service data units to form an i ...


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William M Shvodian: Method for controlling a data stream in a wireless network. Freescale Semiconductor, Posz Law Group, August 8, 2006: US07088702 (26 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for transmitting data packets from a source device in a wireless network. The source device receives a channel time allocation identifying the source device as assigned to transmit and a destination device as assigned to listen during the channel time allocation. If the source d ...


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William M Shvodian, Knut T Odman, Sergio T Montano: Method of using sub-rate slots in an ultrawide bandwidth system. Freescale Semiconductor, October 24, 2006: US07127254 (24 worldwide citation)

A method is provided to pass information in a wireless network. The available channel time in the network is first divided into a plurality of sequential superframes. Some devices may need to transmit during every superframe, but others will only need to transmit during a fraction of the superframes ...


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William M Shvodian: Media access controller having pseudo-static guaranteed time slots. Freescale Semiconductor, Posz Law Group, December 27, 2005: US06980541 (22 worldwide citation)

A wireless network is provided that uses pseudo-static time slots. These time slots remain fixed in time unless and until a network controller specifically changes them and the network controller subsequently receives confirmation of the change. Times and durations of the pseudo-static time slots ar ...


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William M Shvodian: Method for providing rapid delayed frame acknowledgement in a wireless transceiver. Freescale Semiconductor, December 4, 2007: US07304975 (17 worldwide citation)

A method (1200) is provided for allowing delayed acknowledgement in a local wireless transceiver. In this method the local transceiver (324) receives n data frames (1000) from a remote wireless transceiver (322), each data frame (1000) including a set of acknowledgement policy bits, which indicate a ...


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William M Shvodian: Method of designating a future network coordinator. Freescale Semiconductor, November 4, 2008: US07447503 (16 worldwide citation)

A method (500) is provided for operating a network coordinator (110). The method includes receiving device capability information from a plurality of network devices (121-125), including whether each of the network devices can perform network control functions (520); determining whether any of the n ...


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Knut T Odman, William M Shvodian: Method for improved media quality feedback. Freescale Semiconductor, October 10, 2006: US07120126 (12 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for a local device in a network to determine media qualities for the transmission paths between it and all of the remote devices in a wireless network. Each of the devices in the network will be assigned at least one of a plurality of management time slots in a superframe rotati ...