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Randy Ekl
Surender Kumar, Mark A Birchler, Randy L Ekl, Thomas C Hill, Michael D Kotzin, Whay Chiou Lee, Peggy K Matson, Peter J Stanforth: Method and system for incentive-based ad hoc networking. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, August 31, 2010: US07788387 (9 worldwide citation)

A system (100) and method (300) for mesh/ad hoc participation is provided. The method can include providing (310) an incentive to a user operating a device in an ad hoc network and determining (320) network resources associated with providing the incentive. The method can establish a credit system f ...


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Randy Ekl
Anthony R Metke, Randy L Ekl: Method for intelligent merging of ad hoc network partitions. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, September 7, 2010: US07792050 (6 worldwide citation)

A method for merging of ad hoc network partitions within an ad hoc network, the method includes forming a plurality of network partitions by forming a security association among each of a group of partitioned nodes. Each network partition includes a Network Identifier. A node operating within one of ...


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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
Robert D LoGalbo, Randy L Ekl, Ron Rotstein, Christopher G Ware: Methods for delivery in a wireless communications network. Motorola, Randi L Karpinia, Indira Saladi, August 5, 2008: US07408931 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods for delivery of multicast packets in a wireless communication system are disclosed. The methods comprise transmitting a contention free period initiation signal from an access point to the station, transmitting broadcast packets from the access point to the station, transmitting multicast pa ...


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Randy Ekl
Randy L Ekl, Anthony R Metke: Method of reliable multicasting. Motorola, Indira Saladi, Anthony P Curtis, July 14, 2009: US07561599 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for providing reliable multicasting is described. A transmitted multicast packet is received at second devices, each of which in response transmits a first acknowledgement. If a second acknowledgement, which acknowledges the first acknowledgement, is not received within a predetermined time ...


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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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Johnson Thie
David Taubman, Johnson Thie: Method for transmitting data over lossy packet-based communication networks. NewSouth Innovations, Young Basile P C, May 18, 2010: US07719978 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention is concerned with the transmission of streaming scalable data, particularly video data, through lossy communication channels, for applications in which limited retransmission is possible, and the associated reception and decoding of transmitted data. The PET (Priority Encoding Transmis ...


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Marc Lanoiselee
LANOISELEE MARC, CARIOU LAURENT: DISPOSITIF DE RECEPTION DE DONNEES, PROCEDE DE RECEPTION, PROGRAMME DORDINATEUR ET SUPPORT DENREGISTREMENT CORRESPONDANTS. France Telecom, May 11, 2012: FR2967326-A1

L'invention concerne un dispositif de réception de données, dans un réseau de communication utilisant une pluralité de canaux radiofréquence, au moins deux canaux radiofréquence adjacents étant concaténés pour former un canal concaténé. Ledit dispositif comprend : - des moyens de réception de donnée ...


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Fred Thomas
THOMAS FRED CHARLES: Media shadow files and system. HEWLETT PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, Hewlett Packard Company Et Al, May 6, 2010: WO/2010/050934

One embodiment of a system for rendering media files comprises a computer configured to determine media file formats that are used by media rendering devices connected to a network and to determine media files available on the network. The computer generates media shadow files of media file formats ...


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Fred Thomas
WALKER Philip M, THOMAS Fred Charles, LIPINSKI Greg J: [fr] CONFIGURATION DE PARE-FEU AUTOMATIQUE, [en] AUTOMATIC FIREWALL CONFIGURATION. WALKER Philip M, THOMAS Fred Charles, LIPINSKI Greg J, HEWLETT PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, HARTNETT Claire, January 7, 2010: WO/2010/002381

[en] One embodiment of a gateway router is equipped to recognize a trustworthy local server automatically, and to accept certain incoming connections to a local server that the router has recognized as trustworthy.