Apparatus and method for providing quality of service signaling for wireless mac layer

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APP PUB NO 20030093526A1
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An apparatus and method is disclosed for providing Quality of Service (QoS) signaling for an IEEE 802.11e Medium Access Control (MAC) layer in a wireless local area network (WLAN). The invention comprises a WLAN that is capable of providing three types of Quality of Service (QoS) signaling to and from wireless QoS stations in the WLAN. Upstream QoS signaling establishes a QoS stream that originates from a source wireless QoS station in the WLAN. Downstream QoS signaling establishes a QoS stream that is sent to a destination wireless QoS station in the WLAN. Sidestream QoS signaling establishes a QoS stream between a source wireless QoS station and a destination wireless QoS station in the same QoS basic service set of the WLAN.

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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.EINDHOVEN, NL4314
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N VEINDHOVEN5182

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Choi, Sunghyun Montvale, NJ 66 1592
Nandagopalan, Saishankar Tarrytown, NY 48 676

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