Patent Number: 7,710,973

Title: Error masking for data transmission using received data

Abstract: A method and apparatus for error masking for data transmission using received data. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a first data packet, where the first data packet contains multiple data elements, the first data packet being a data packet in a data stream. The method further includes determining that one or more data packets are missing from the data stream, and generating one or more data packets to replace the one or more missing data packets based at least in part on the one or more data elements of the first data packet.

Inventors: Rumbaugh; Stephen R. (Martinez, CA), Kolstoe; Gary M. (Fremont, CA)

Assignee: Sofaer Capital, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/56 (20060101); G08C 25/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018