Intel Assigned Patent for Techniques to Improve Multiple Collocated Device Networking Over Single Wireless Communication Networks
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 12 -- Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,332,534) developed by Tchigevsky Izoslav, Kiryat Haim, Israel, and Oren Kaidar, Binyamina, Israel, for "techniques to improve multiple collocated device networking over single wireless communication networks."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a wireless station (STA) capable of communicating with an access point (AP), wherein the STA is capable of representing itself to the AP as a Group-of-Stations. The Group-of-Stations may be a plurality of networking devices (such as virtual stations) in an embodiment of the present invention and the Group-of-Stations may be defined by adding an Information Element (IE) to an Association/Reassociation request; or the Group of Stations may be defined by using masking operations on a MAC address."
The patent application was filed on July 28, 2006 (11/495,960). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,332,534.PN.&OS=PN/8,332,534&RS=PN/8,332,534
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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