Patents by Inventor Patrick Ho Wai Sung

Patrick Ho Wai Sung has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11398975
    Abstract: Described in example embodiments herein are methods and systems for implementing sending packets from a first network node to a second network node. Packets belonging to the same session may be sent through the same or different tunnels. The second network node processes packets belonging to the same session using the same core. In accordance with an example embodiment, the first network node informs the second network code the core to process the packets. Optionally, selection of core at the second network node is assisted by a core identity created by the first network based on the session. The core identity may be stored in the header or payload of the packets. In an example embodiment, the second network determines the core for processing packet belonging to the same session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: PISMO LABS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Patent number: 11394785
    Abstract: A method and system for transmitting and receiving data packets between two network nodes via one or more end-to-end connections. An interface is provided for selecting one or more possible end-to-end connection(s) or established end-to-end connection(s). The method and system may further comprise receiving a policy, wherein one or more selected end-to-end connections are established based, at least in part, on the policy. The policy may also restrict or promote selection of certain established end-to-end connection(s) via the interface provided. The selected and established end-to-end connection(s) are used for transmitting and receiving data packets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Ho Ming Chan, Kit Wai Chau, Min-Fu Tsai
  • Publication number: 20220224779
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods which increase the throughput of a TCP-based communication between a first network node and a second network node. First, the first network node sent a first plurality of TCP segments to the second network node. Second, when the second network node receives a second plurality of TCP segments, which is all or part of the first plurality of the TCP segments, the second network node responds by sending one or more TCP acknowledgements to the first network node with the last sequence number of a last segment among all TCP segment within the second plurality of TCP segments. The present disclosure are able to increase the throughput of a TCP connection while decreasing its reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Patent number: 11362933
    Abstract: Described in example embodiments herein are methods and systems for implementing sending packets from a first network node to a second network node. Packets belonging to the same session may be sent through the same or different tunnels. The second network node processes packets belonging to the same session using the same core. In accordance with an example embodiment, the first network node informs the second network code the core to process the packets. Optionally, selection of core at the second network node is assisted by a core identity created by the first network based on the session. The core identity may be stored in the header or payload of the packets. In an example embodiment, the second network determines the core for processing packet belonging to the same session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: PISMO LABS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Publication number: 20220103306
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for managing an error correction mode at a first communications router. The first communication router transmits data packets to a second communications router and stores the first data packet in a local storage medium. When a delay inquiry message is received from the second communications router, the first communications router activates the error correction mode. When the error correction mode is activated, the first data packet is retransmitted to the second communications router and an error correction packet corresponding to the first data packet is also transmitted. When a back-to-normal message is received from the second communications router, the first communications router deactivates the error correction mode. The back-to-normal message indicates that the first communications router no longer needs to be in error correction mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai SUNG, Kam Chiu NG, Ho Ming CHAN
  • Patent number: 11245546
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and systems for transmitting and receiving data packets between a first network node and a second network node through a bonded connection. At the first network node, a data packet, a session identification of the data packet and a time value of the data packet are encapsulated in an encapsulating packet. The first network node sends the encapsulating packet from the first network node to the second network node through the bonded connection. The second network node then stores the encapsulating packet after receiving it and determines an expiration time of the encapsulating packet. When the expiration time of the encapsulating packet expired, the second network node dequeues the encapsulating packet and forwards the data packet according to destination of the data packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Patent number: 11201699
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for managing an error correction mode at a first communications router. The first communication router transmits data packets to a second communications router and stores the first data packet in a local storage medium. When a delay inquiry message is received from the second communications router, the first communications router activates the error correction mode. When the error correction mode is activated, the first data packet is retransmitted to the second communications router and an error correction packet corresponding to the first data packet is also transmitted. When a back-to-normal message is received from the second communications router, the first communications router deactivates the error correction mode. The back-to-normal message indicates that the first communications router no longer needs to be in error correction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: PISMO LABS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Ho Ming Chan
  • Publication number: 20210235521
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods which increase the throughput of a TCP-based communication between a first network node and a second network node. First, the first network node sent a first plurality of TCP segments to the second network node. Second, when the second network node receives a second plurality of TCP segments, which is all or part of the first plurality of the TCP segments, the second network node responds by sending one or more TCP acknowledgements to the first network node with the last sequence number of a last segment among all TCP segment within the second plurality of TCP segments. The present disclosure are able to increase the throughput of a TCP connection while decreasing its reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Patent number: 11076000
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for transmitting a received packet at a first network node through an aggregated connection. The first network node determines session information of the received packet and determines whether a new tunnel needs to be selected for transmitting the received packet. When a new tunnel needs to be selected, a hash result is determined. The hash result is substantially based on the session information and the number of available tunnels. A first tunnel is determined for transmitting the received packet according to the hash result. The session information and tunnel ID of the first tunnel is then stored in a first database. The received packet is transmitted through the first tunnel. When a new tunnel need not be selected, a lookup is performed to determine a tunnel ID substantially based on the session information. The received packet is transmitted through the determined tunnel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Kam Chiu Ng, Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Ying Kwan, Wan Chun Leung
  • Publication number: 20210176211
    Abstract: A method and a system of restricting data packet transmission of an apparatus at a network node. The network node, during a first time period, updates a whitelist and does not restrict data packet transmission according to the whitelist. After the first time period, the network node determines corresponding destination address of each of the data packets and allows the data packets to be sent to the corresponding destination address if a criteria is satisfactory. The network node does not allow the data packets to be sent to the corresponding destination address if the criteria is not satisfactory. The whitelist is comprised of at least one destination address. The criteria is based on the at least one destination address. The whitelist list is stored in non-transitory computer readable storage medium in the network node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Wan Chun Leung, Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kit Wai Chau
  • Patent number: 11005685
    Abstract: A method and a first communications router for transmitting data packets to a second communications router by establishing an aggregated end-to-end connection with the second communications router. The aggregated end-to-end connection comprises a plurality of established end-to-end connections. Data packets are transmitted through a first established end-to-end connection when a first condition is satisfied, and through a second established end-to-end connection when a second condition is satisfied. The first and second established end-to-end connections belong to the aggregated end-to-end connection. The first communications router comprises a plurality of network interfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: PISMO LABS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung
  • Publication number: 20210112123
    Abstract: A method and system for transmitting and receiving data packets between two network nodes via one or more end-to-end connections. An interface is provided for selecting one or more possible end-to-end connection(s) or established end-to-end connection(s). The method and system may further comprise receiving a policy, wherein one or more selected end-to-end connections are established based, at least in part, on the policy. The policy may also restrict or promote selection of certain established end-to-end connection(s) via the interface provided. The selected and established end-to-end connection(s) are used for transmitting and receiving data packets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai SUNG, Ho Ming CHAN, Kit Wai CHAU, Min-Fu TSAI
  • Patent number: 10965789
    Abstract: A method and a system for updating a first whitelist at a network node. The network node receives data packets from an Internet of Things (IoT) device and determines a predetermined identifier for the IoT device. The network node then determines whether the predetermined identifier is in the first whitelist. When the predetermined identifier is not in the first whitelist, the network node starts a first time period. When the predetermined identified is on the first whitelist, the network node determines whether the data packets are received within the first time period. When the data packets are received within the first time period, the network node identifies destination addresses of the data packets and updates the first whitelist based on the destination addresses and the predetermined identifier. The updated first whitelist is stored in non-transitory computer readable storage medium in the network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Wan Chun Leung, Kit Wai Chau, Patrick Ho Wai Sung
  • Patent number: 10958469
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for devices, systems, and methods which optimize throughput of bonded connections over multiple variable bandwidth logical paths by adjusting a tunnel bandwidth weighting schema during a data transfer session in response to a change in bandwidth capabilities of one or more tunnels. By making such adjustments, embodiments of the present invention are able to optimize the bandwidth potential of multiple connections being used in a session, while minimizing the adverse consequences of reduced bandwidth issues which may occur during the data transfer session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: PISMO LABS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Ho Ming Chan
  • Publication number: 20210058271
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for sending information packets from a first network node to a second network node. An aggregated tunnel is established between the first network node and the second network node. An information packet is determined whether to be sent according to profile condition(s) of the aggregated tunnel and then according to a selected policy. When a selected policy is selected and the information packet is sent through a tunnel according to the selected policy. When no policy is selected, the information packet is sent through one of a first group of tunnels. When no profile is selected, the information packet is sent through a network interface of the first network node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai SUNG, Kam Chiu NG, Wan Chun LEUNG, Ho Ming CHAN
  • Patent number: 10931636
    Abstract: A method and a system of restricting data packet transmission of an apparatus at a network node. The network node, during a first time period, updates a whitelist and does not restrict data packet transmission according to the whitelist. After the first time period, the network node determines corresponding destination address of each of the data packets and allows the data packets to be sent to the corresponding destination address if a criteria is satisfactory. The network node does not allow the data packets to be sent to the corresponding destination address if the criteria is not satisfactory. The whitelist is comprised of at least one destination address. The criteria is based on the at least one destination address. The whitelist list is stored in non-transitory computer readable storage medium in the network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Wan Chun Leung, Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kit Wai Chau
  • Patent number: 10873477
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for sending information packets through a plurality of aggregated tunnels established between a first network node and a second network node. Each aggregated tunnel is comprised of at least one tunnel and at least one of the two network nodes has at least two network interfaces. In order to send an information packet, it is first determined whether the information packet satisfies at least one policy. If at least one policy is satisfied, the information packet is sent using an aggregated tunnel corresponding to the satisfied policy. If no policy is satisfied, the information packet is sent using a network interface of the first node without using an aggregated tunnel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung, Ho Ming Chan
  • Patent number: 10862972
    Abstract: A method and system for transmitting and receiving data packets between two network nodes via one or more end-to-end connections. An interface is provided for selecting one or more possible end-to-end connection(s) or established end-to-end connection(s). The method and system may further comprise receiving a policy, wherein one or more selected end-to-end connections are established based, at least in part, on the policy. The policy may also restrict or promote selection of certain established end-to-end connection(s) via the interface provided. The selected and established end-to-end connection(s) are used for transmitting and receiving data packets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Ho Ming Chan, Kit Wai Chau, Min-Fu Tsai
  • Patent number: 10833891
    Abstract: The present invention discloses methods and systems for sending information packets from a first network node to a second network node. An aggregated tunnel is established between the first network node and the second network node. An information packet is determined whether to be sent according to profile condition(s) of the aggregated tunnel and then according to a selected policy. When a selected policy is selected and the information packet is sent through a tunnel according to the selected policy. When no policy is selected, the information packet is sent through one of a first group of tunnels. When no profile is selected, the information packet is sent through a network interface of the first network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung, Ho Ming Chan
  • Publication number: 20200351961
    Abstract: A method and system for a first node to transmit packets to a second none, comprising receiving a packet from a local area network (LAN) interface, inspecting the packet; determining whether the packet satisfies at least one packet condition; transmitting the packet through a predefined tunnel if the packet satisfies the at least one packet condition; transmitting the packet through a second tunnel if the packet does not satisfy the at least one packet condition. The predefined tunnel is a first tunnel and is established before the packet is received by the first node. The second tunnel belongs to a first tunnel group or a second tunnel group. The first tunnel, the second tunnel and other tunnels may together form an aggregated connection. Further, the use of predefined tunnel may be based on whether the packets satisfy a session condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Pismo Labs Technology Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Ho Wai Sung, Kit Wai Chau, Kam Chiu Ng, Wan Chun Leung, Ying Kwan, Martin Langmaid