Method and system for multicast statistic collection

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8626899
APP PUB NO 20100217861A1
SERIAL NO

12682393

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A system (100) and method (200) related to gathering statistical information regarding a data stream. The method (200) may include sending (205), by a data forwarding device (110), an internet protocol (IP) multicast data stream to a multicast group using an internet protocol (IP); and collecting (210) statistical data from a router (120a-g) down stream of the forwarding device (110) to determine a number of end point recipients (125, 130, 135) associated with the multicast group and receiving the multicast data stream.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
UNIFY, INC.Not Provided328

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Wu, Solomon Milpitas, US 2 23

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VENTURE LENDING LEASING IV, INC. (1)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
* 2003/0231,629 System and method for gathering multicast content receiver data 16 2002
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
* 2006/0294,259 Method and device for audience monitoring on multicast capable networks 115 2003
 
ALCATEL (1)
* 2005/0129,017 Multicast flow accounting 33 2003
 
CALIX NETWORKS, INC. (1)
2004/0090,970 Distribution of data flows to local loop subscribers by an access multiplexer 56 2002
 
TVBLOB S.R.L. (1)
* 2006/0098,668 Managing membership within a multicast group 7 2005
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (1)
2006/0007,930 Downlink multicast method in wireless internet protocol system 34 2004
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
* 2003/0218,980 Device and system for multicast communication 3 2003
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