System and method of wirelessly communicating with mobile devices

  • US 7,768,952 B2
  • Filed: 08/16/2007
  • Issued: 08/03/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/18/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A communication system comprising:

  • a plurality of stationary access points coupled to a communication network; and

    a mobile access point configured to communicate with the plurality of stationary access points and provide a plurality of host devices access to the communication network without address renegotiation, wherein the mobile access point and the plurality of host devices move relative to the plurality of stationary access points;

    wherein the communication network is connected to an external communication network by a forwarding device; and

    wherein data addressed to a network layer address of a first host device of the plurality of host devices and received by the forwarding device from the external communication network is forwarded from the forwarding device to the first host device through the mobile access point and at least one of the plurality of stationary access points based on a data link layer address of the first host device.

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