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Maged E Beshai, Ernst A Munter: High capacity ATM switch. Northern Telecom, Yoshiharu Toyooka, April 28, 1998: US05745486 (29 worldwide citation)

An ATM switch architecture expandable to multi-terabits/s uses data transfer in a heterogeneous burst of a constant length. It employs rotators connecting stages in a three-stage switch configuration. In one embodiment, the cells are sorted at ingress and a matching process is performed between the ...


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Mihai Focsaneanu, Richard P Skillen, Frederick C Livermore: Access to telecommunications networks in multi-service environment. Northern Telecom, Yoshiharu Toyooka, March 11, 1997: US05610910 (564 worldwide citation)

In current voice telephony, CATV, and wireless networks, traffic is channelized for both access and transport. This channelization is wasteful of resources where multiple services have varying demands for bandwidth and holding times, or a service generates traffic that is bursty in nature. The inven ...


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Charles C Hayden, Frederick A Schmidt, Mark D Studebaker: Audiographics conferencing arrangement. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Frederick B Luludis, August 28, 1990: US04953159 (466 worldwide citation)

An audiographics conferencing arrangement for use in a business communication system allows the conferees to exchange displayed text and/or graphics stored locally in their respective data terminals. The conferees may change the displayed text and/or graphics and such changes are automatically distr ...


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Harvey R Lehman, William P Lidinsky, Harry E Mussman, David A Spicer, David Vlack: Digital communication network architecture for providing universal information services. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, David Volejnicek, August 9, 1988: US04763317 (419 worldwide citation)

A switched integrated wideband and narrowband multiservices digital network (FIGS. 1 and 2) is an ISDM providing universal information services based on wideband and narrowband voice, data, and video communications. It comprises a plurality of service areas (100, 101), each served by a central switc ...


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Dev V Gupta, Yu Ren B Chen, Craig A Sharper, Alan E Stone: Scalable multimedia network. Integrated Network Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 10, 1996: US05555244 (412 worldwide citation)

A Scalable Multimedia Network providing integrated networking of data, voice, video and image services over a variety of access facilities including metallic loops, fiber/coax or digital fiber is disclosed herein.


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William A Kay, Von K McConnell: Area wide centrex. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 21, 1993: US05247571 (368 worldwide citation)

The Area Wide Centrex service is provided in a telephone communication network having a plurality of interconnected central office switching systems, each at a different location. Each of the central office switching systems connects to a number of local telephone lines, a number of which can be des ...


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Bruce Minoru Wakai, Robert Troxel, Marc Booth, Kaz Takata, Karen Evensen, Loi Ninh: Combined digital audio/video on demand and broadcast distribution system. Sony Corporation, Sony Trans Com, Haverstock & Owens, October 26, 1999: US05973722 (297 worldwide citation)

An in-flight passenger entertainment system has a first digital network for communication among components of a headend system including a data server, media controller, one or more media servers, system interface unit, system manager unit and attendant control panel. The in-flight entertainment sys ...


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E Neal Tompkins, Thomas C Arends, Michael W Barry: Video conferencing network. Datapoint Corporation, Baker & Botts, May 7, 1991: US05014267 (297 worldwide citation)

A video conferencing network for providing videos, audio, and data communication between remote video terminals. Each of the video terminals transmits and receives video, audio, and data information through the network. The network includes a central switching network for receiving audio and video i ...


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William P Lidinsky, Gary A Roediger, Scott B Steele, Ronald C Weddige: User to network interface protocol for packet communications networks. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Werner Ulrich, May 1, 1990: US04922486 (294 worldwide citation)

A high capacity metropolitan area network (MAN) is described. Data traffic from users is connected to data concentrators at the edge of the network, and is transmitted over fiber optic data links to a hub where the data is switched. The hub includes a plurality of data switching modules, each having ...


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James E Dail, Chia Chang Li, Peter D Magill, Kotikalapudi Sriram, Norman A Whitaker Jr: Method and apparatus enabling synchronous transfer mode and packet mode access for multiple services on a broadband communication network. Lucent Technologies, Steven R Bartholomew, Robert B Levy, Mark K Young, October 29, 1996: US05570355 (290 worldwide citation)

STM traffic, e.g. voice and video telephony (VT), as well as packet mode (e.g. ATM) traffic, e.g. broadcast digital video, interactive television, and data, are transmitted via a multiple access broadband fiber/coaxial cable network. Customer premises equipment (CPE) at stations, and a bandwidth con ...