|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||370/337; 370/348; 370/445; 370/458|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 17 인용 특허 : 4|
A plurality of transceivers (114) each include a transceiver circuit (409), and a processing system (412) coupled to the transceiver circuit. A periodic communication cycle is divided into a plurality of frames, each frame having a predetermined interval. Each of the plurality of frames in turn is subdivided into first and second portions (301, 303), whereby the second portion is used by the transceivers for requesting access to a communication medium (113). The second portion is further subdivided into a plurality of time slots, each time slot having a ...
1. In a plurality of transceivers coupled to a communication medium, a method for transmitting collision-free messages to a recipient communication device coupled to the communication medium, comprising the steps of:dividing a periodic communication cycle into a plurality of frames, each frame comprising a predetermined interval; subdividing each of the plurality of frames into first and second portions, wherein the second portion is used by the transceivers for requesting access to the communication medium, and wherein the second portion is further subd...