Patent Number: 7,085,847

Title: Method and system for scheduling network communication

Abstract: An apparatus for scheduling transmission of a plurality of frames in a network having a plurality of nodes, each frame identified by a type designation, includes a schedule memory and a sequencer. The schedule memory stores a transmission time for each frame type and a list of frames to be transmitted. The sequencer is operable to access the schedule memory and initiate transmission of the frames in the list.

Inventors: Darnell; B. Scott (Rockwall, TX), Jennings; William T. (Greenville, TX), Lengel; Bradley D. (Irving, TX), Reddy; Praveen S. (Austin, TX)

Assignee: L-3 Communications Integrated Systems L.P.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018