Access points with selective communication rate and scheduling control and related methods for wireless local area networks (WLANs)

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7787415
APP PUB NO 20090116464A1
SERIAL NO

12259840

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The present invention is directed to methods and wireless communication devices that are configured to enhance communication capacity in a wireless network. In one aspect of the invention various scheduling processes and schedulers for the transmissions of data packets are disclosed. In another aspect of the invention, the selection of appropriate transmission rates to advertise by a common unit which provides wireless service to different types of wireless transmit receive units (WTRUs) is addressed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
InterDigital Technology CorporationWILMINGTON, DE1415

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hunkeler, Teresa Joanne Montreal, CA 39 777
Zaki, Maged Pierrefonds, CA 37 752

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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (2)
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