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Jonathan S Turner: Fast packet switch. AT&T Bell Laboratories, J C Moran, January 1, 1985: US04491945 (219 worldwide citation)

A communication method and packet switching system in which packets comprising logical addresses and voice/data information are communicated through the system by packet switching networks which are interconnected by high-speed digital trunks with each of the latter being directly terminated on both ...


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Richard B Robrock II: Broadband intelligent telecommunications network and method employing a resource system to support network services. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, Joseph Giordano, February 21, 1995: US05392402 (191 worldwide citation)

A Broadband Intelligent Network employs an ATM fast-packet switch to route signaling cells from a calling party to a switch port directly connected to a Service Control Point (SCP). The signaling cells carry a service request that requires the support of a network resource, and, in the specific case ...


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Joseph B Lyles: Copy network providing multicast capabilities in a broadband ISDN fast packet switch suitable for use in a local area network. Xerox Corporation, April 19, 1994: US05305311 (170 worldwide citation)

A switch having a non-blocking, self-routing switching fabric for routing packets from input sources to output destinations on virtual circuits specified by such packets, has a multicast mechanism for routing multicast packets from any one of the sources to copy groups composed of multiple ones of t ...


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Richard B Robrock II: Intelligent broadband communication system and method employing fast-packet switches. Bell Communications Research, Leonard Charles Suchyta, Joseph Giordano, July 23, 1996: US05539884 (165 worldwide citation)

A broadband intelligent network (50) an ATM switch or other fast-packet switch (51) in a fiber optic, fast-packet communication system. The ATM switch (51) is directly coupled (53) through one of its ports to a network service control point (61) for the implementation of requested services without t ...


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Christopher G McHarg, Thomas E Newman, Kenneth N Schaff, Kenneth E Wendland: High bandwidth packet switch. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Michael B Johannesen, March 1, 1994: US05291482 (141 worldwide citation)

A fast packet switch comprising one buffer directly connected between a plurality of input ports and a plurality of output ports to effect rapid throughput of data packets. A pointer to a location in the buffer is allocated by a buffer manager upon receipt of notification of an incoming packet at th ...


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Richard B Robrock II: Broadband intelligent telecommunications network and method providing enhanced capabilities for customer premises equipment. Bell Communications Research, Joseph Giordano, February 4, 1997: US05600643 (124 worldwide citation)

A Broadband Intelligent Network employs an ATM fast-packet switch to route signaling cells from a calling party to a switch port directly connected to a network controller. The signaling cells carry a service request for download of a program module or data from a network resource unit to the callin ...


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Joseph B Lyles: Reservation ring mechanism for providing fair queued access in a fast packet switch networks. Xerox Corporation, November 18, 1997: US05689508 (65 worldwide citation)

A non-blocking switching network for routing packets from a plurality of inputs to a plurality of outputs includes a reservation ring mechanism for resolving conflicts among inputs contending for access to specified ones of said outputs. This reservation ring performs a sequence of step and compare ...


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Richard Barker Robrock II: Broadband telecommunications network and method of having operations systems support. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, Joseph Giordano, October 21, 1997: US05680390 (64 worldwide citation)

A broadband intelligent network employs a fast-packet switch having a plurality of ports and a switch processor for establishing switched or permanent virtual port connections, for routing cells through the connections to and from the ports, and for processing network operations signals. A network c ...


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Peter Newman: Self-routing switching element and fast packet switch. Network Equipment Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, November 22, 1994: US05367518 (55 worldwide citation)

A self-routing switching element in a packet switch functions in a packet synchronous mode in which a plurality of the incoming packet signals are switched by the switching element concurrently during a common time period. For each incoming packet signal received during the common time period, the s ...


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Peter Newman: Self-routing switching element and fast packet switch. Network Equipment Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, March 7, 1995: US05396491 (43 worldwide citation)

A self-routing switching element in a packet switch functions in a packet synchronous mode in which a plurality of the incoming packet signals are switched by the switching element concurrently during a common time period. For each incoming packet signal received during the common time period, the s ...