Access point proxy and multi-hop wireless communication

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9549371
APP PUB NO 20140269360A1
SERIAL NO

13830873

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Methods and devices for communicating data in a wireless communications network are described herein. In one aspect, network layers are offloaded from a station to an access point. In another aspect, flow control is introduced between the station and access point. In another aspect, segmentation is introduced between the station and access point. In another aspect, keep alive is introduced between the station and access point. In another aspect, in addition to MAC layer sequencing and acknowledging, additional sequencing and acknowledging is performed between the station and access point to ensure reliable transmission of data. In another aspect, MAC layer sequencing and acknowledging is disabled. In another aspect, a last MPDU fragment is used to ensure reliable transmission of data.

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATEDSAN DIEGO, CA21048

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abraham, Santosh Paul San Diego, US 413 2614
Cherian, George San Diego, US 488 2530
Jafarian, Amin San Diego, US 66 243
Sampath, Hemanth San Diego, US 414 5537

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