US Patent No. 9,860,855

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS LINK BALANCING IN WIRELESS NETWORKS


Patent No. 9,860,855
Issue Date January 02, 2018
Title Systems And Methods For Wireless Link Balancing In Wireless Networks
Inventorship Joseph Amalan Arul Emmanuel, Cupertino, CA (US)
Peiman Amini, Mountain View, CA (US)
Assignee NETGEAR, INC., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,860,855

1. An apparatus comprising:
a radio configured to transmit radio frequency (RF) signals to a wireless device and to receive RF signals from the wireless
device;

a receive gain control configured controllable to adjust a receive radius to receive RF signals from the wireless device,
or a module controllable to adjust a threshold for receiving or processing RF signals, based on whether the wireless device
is within the receive radius of the radio; and

a processor configured to perform operations comprising:
upon receiving a packet, identifying a transmitter of the packet; and
upon determining that the transmitter is known, adjusting the threshold for receiving or processing RF signals based on parameters
specific to the identified transmitter.