Method and apparatus for buffering data

  • US 9,866,495 B2
  • Filed: 07/28/2015
  • Issued: 01/09/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/28/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for buffering data, the apparatus comprising:

  • a receiver configured to receive a first data packet;

    a processor configured to receive the first data packet from the receiver, and determine whether to perform accelerated transmission on data in the first data packet;

    a memory configured to;

    if it is determined not to perform accelerated transmission on the data in the first data packet, start a packet discard timer of a first time length for the first data packet, and buffer the first data packet; and

    if it is determined to perform accelerated transmission on the data in the first data packet, start a packet discard timer of a second time length for the first data packet, and buffer the first data packet, wherein the second time length is greater than the first time length.

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