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Publication numberWO2004077725 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2004/004763
Publication date23 Jun 2005
Filing date18 Feb 2004
Priority date24 Feb 2003
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Publication numberPCT/2004/4763, PCT/US/2004/004763, PCT/US/2004/04763, PCT/US/4/004763, PCT/US/4/04763, PCT/US2004/004763, PCT/US2004/04763, PCT/US2004004763, PCT/US200404763, PCT/US4/004763, PCT/US4/04763, PCT/US4004763, PCT/US404763, WO 2004/077725 A3, WO 2004077725 A3, WO 2004077725A3, WO-A3-2004077725, WO2004/077725A3, WO2004077725 A3, WO2004077725A3
InventorsFloyd Backes, Paul D Callahan, William R Hawe, Gary Vacon
ApplicantFloyd Backes
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
System, method, and apparatus for associating access points with stations in a wireless network
WO 2004077725 A3
Abstract
The performance and ease of management of wireless communications environments is improved by a mechanism that enables access points (12) to perform automatic channel selection. A wireless network (10) can therefore include multiple access points (12), each of which will automatically choose a channel such that channel usage is optimized. Furthermore, access points (12) can perform automatic power adjustment so that multiple access points (12) can operate on the same channel while minimizing interference with each other. Wireless stations (16) are load balanced across access points (12) so that user bandwidth is optimized. A movement detection scheme provides seamless roaming of stations (16) between access points (12).
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Classifications
International ClassificationG01S19/51, H04W64/00, H04W16/10, H04W72/02, H04W28/04, H04B7/212, H04W36/32, H04W36/20, H04W84/18, H04W40/08, H04L29/08, H04W72/08, H04W40/36, H04L1/00, H04W72/00, H04W60/00, H04W80/00, H04W28/18, H04B17/00, H04W28/22, H04W36/18, H04W88/08, H04W48/06, H04W52/36, H04W16/14, H04W52/02, H04W52/50, H04B7/00, G01S19/32, H04W48/00, H04W48/16, H04W48/20, H04M3/00, H04W92/20, H04W48/08, G01S19/48, G01S19/46, H04W28/08, H04W16/04, H04W16/06, H04W84/12, H04W52/34, H04L29/06, H04W84/22, H04W40/18, H04L12/56, H04B7/005, H04L12/28, H04W28/16, H04W52/28, H04W52/22, H04W52/24, H04W52/18
Cooperative ClassificationH04W16/04, H04W52/286, H04L2029/06054, H04W40/18, H04W48/20, H04W52/285, H04W52/283, H04W40/36, H04W52/228, H04W52/287, H04W28/08, H04L1/0002, H04W28/04, H04W48/16, H04W52/10, H04W74/00, H04W36/30, H04W64/006, H04W52/226, H04W36/08, H04L47/125, H04W92/18, H04W72/02, H04W52/288, H04W52/225, H04W52/247, H04W88/08, H04W52/367, Y02B60/50, H04W52/34, H04W28/16, H04W52/246, H04W4/02, H04W52/50, H04W52/343, H04L47/14, H04W48/17, H04W16/06, H04W16/10, H04W52/0216, H04W36/20, H04W80/04, H04W72/08, H04W60/00, H04W80/00, H04W28/02, H04L67/1002, H04W52/24, H04W84/18, H04W24/02, H04W24/00, H04W16/14, H04W36/18, H04W52/245, H04W76/02, H04W72/0486, H04W36/32, H04W28/18, H04W84/22, H04B17/27, H04W28/22, H04W48/08, H04W52/18, H04W40/08, H04W48/06, H04W92/20, H04W84/12, H04W64/00
European ClassificationH04W52/28M, H04W28/22, H04W84/12, H04W52/24R, H04W48/08, H04W74/00, H04W52/24Y, H04W52/24X, H04W52/28S, H04W36/32, H04W16/04, H04W4/02, H04W52/10, H04W72/04L, H04W80/04, H04W52/36K, H04W52/28P, H04W52/50, H04W52/28L, H04W64/00, H04W52/34L, H04W72/02, H04W52/28U, H04L47/12B, H04L47/14, H04W48/20, H04W16/10, H04W60/00, H04W16/06, H04W28/16, H04W52/18, H04W52/22S, H04W52/22V, H04W52/24, H04W52/22T
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