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Network aggregating appliance - A mechanism to aggregate the network capabilities of nearby devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000219200D
Publication Date: 2012-Jun-26

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Abstract

People usually have multiple devices. These devices are with different network capabilities such as WiFi, 3.5G, 4G, WiMax, ethernet, and etc. This article proposes the idea to aggregate the network bandwidth of different devices and channels into a high-bandwidth network channel. An aggregation appliance is proposed to do the network bandwidth aggregation.