By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 5 -- Rockstar Consortium US, Plano, Texas, has been assigned a patent (8,547,849) developed by Simon Daniel Brueckheimer, London, David John Stacey, Newbury, United Kingdom, and Roy Harold Mauger, Herts, United Kingdom, for "ATM telecommunications systems and method for routing narrow band traffic."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A telecommunications system comprises an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) network having uncommitted bandwidth, and a plurality of adaptive grooming routers (AGR) coupled to the network. The AGRs comprise a group adapted to function as a virtual transit exchange whose fabric and control are distributed over the group. The visual comprising the AGRs incorporates independent connection control and call routing functions and has means for determining the current system status whereby to set up narrow band connections across the ATM network based on that status determination."
The patent application was filed on June 7, 2007 (11/759,494). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,547,849.PN.&OS=PN/8,547,849&RS=PN/8,547,849
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.