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Inventor:
Beyda; William J.
Address:
Cupertino, CA
No. of patents:
148
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8275411 Method and apparatus for always-on voice client service on mobile computing devices September 25, 2012
A telecommunications device including a laptop computer having a telephony soft client. According to embodiments of the present invention, calls may be received even when the laptop computer is turned off. The laptop computer wakes up responsive to detecting an incoming call. In some
8243902 Method and apparatus for mapping of conference call participants using positional presence August 14, 2012
A method includes receiving audio electronic business card data during a conference; comparing said audio electronic business card data with voices of conference speakers to confirm identities of said speakers; performing an acoustic triangulation to determine a position of speakers;
8184614 System and method for automatic voice over IP endpoint configuration May 22, 2012
A telecommunications system includes a packet network; a plurality of VoIP endpoints; and a plurality of VoIP feature servers. The VoIP endpoints are able to send configuration request messages to the feature servers. The feature servers respond with information indicative of support
8184141 Method and apparatus for face recognition enhanced video mixing May 22, 2012
A telecommunications system includes a network; a plurality of user devices coupled to the network; a multipoint control unit coupled to the network and configured to supervise multipoint conferencing among the plurality of user devices, the multipoint control unit including a presen
8116447 Networkable telephone system February 14, 2012
Some embodiments provide a telephone comprising an interface port to receive a computer network interface device.
8078137 Method and apparatus for emergency number awareness December 13, 2011
A telecommunications device includes a laptop computer having a telephony soft client that may run, for example, in a browser window. The telephony soft client includes a utility to allow it to determine the laptop's local external IP address and from it, the local country. The telephony
8050917 Method and apparatus for identification of conference call participants November 1, 2011
A system including a conferencing telephone coupled to or in communication with an identification service. The identification service is configured to poll user devices of conference participants to determine or confirm identities. In response, the user devices transmit audio electro
8050387 Method and system for providing customized audio responses to incoming phone calls November 1, 2011
A telephone answering system (100) and method (200) that permits a user to immediately generate a customized playback message in response to an incoming call without having to actually answer the call. The system (100) can include a ring detector (104), a command interface (114), a c
8032622 System and method for social-networking based presence October 4, 2011
A telecommunications system includes a network; a social networking service operably coupled to the network and configured to allow registration of users, to allow identification of registered users' interests, and to identify associated users, said associated users being associated
8000466 Method and apparatus for multiparty collaboration enhancement August 16, 2011
A telecommunications system includes a network; a plurality of user devices operably coupled to said network and including a microphone and a speaker; a collaboration server configured to cause a playing of one or more test tones at said plurality of user devices and compensate for f
7958213 Processing electronic messages June 7, 2011
An electronic messaging scheme is described that is configurable to prevent intentional and unintentional transmission of electronic messages subject to one or more access restriction conditions. In accordance with one aspect of this electronic messaging scheme, an electronic message is
7925698 Apparatus and method for a synchronized mobile communication client April 12, 2011
Some embodiments provide a system for synchronizing participant copies of presentation data during a collaboration session. A presenter/server controlling the session sends synchronization commands when a change in state of the presentation data occurs. The synchronization commands can
7917582 Method and apparatus for autocorrelation of instant messages March 29, 2011
A text chat messaging system in which messages are displayed in chronological order on a message-by-message basis according to chat participants includes a messaging server (102); and a plurality of network clients (104) defining said chat participants and configured to identify mess
7912200 Computer-based telephone call signaling March 22, 2011
Embodiments may provide a telephone and a computing device coupled to the telephone, the computing device to establish a telephone call with the telephone using a signaling protocol other than a Session Initiation Protocol.
7907964 Networked telephone system March 15, 2011
Embodiments may provide a computer network, a telephone coupled to the computer network, and a computing device coupled to the computer network, the computing device to establish a telephone call with the telephone.
7907706 Telephone network/computer network gateway March 15, 2011
Some embodiments provide a computer network, a computing device coupled to the computer network, and a telephone coupled to the computer network and to a telephone line. The telephone may receive telephone call signals from the telephone line and transmit information associated with the
7899863 Apparatus and method for enhanced synchronization using an IMS server March 1, 2011
Some embodiments provide a system for synchronizing participant copies of presentation data during a collaboration session. A presenter/server controlling the session sends synchronization commands when a change in state of the presentation data occurs. The synchronization commands can
7885665 System and method for failsafe presence monitoring February 8, 2011
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) configured to receive position information from said positioning controller (504); wherein said pos
7856091 Telephone system responsive to call control protocol December 21, 2010
Some embodiments provide receipt by a telephone of call control signals from an external device, the call control signals associated with a third party call control protocol, and execution of telephone call functionality in accordance with the call control signals.
7848761 System and method for global positioning system (GPS) based presence December 7, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a coordinating controller (161) for maintaining a database of network clients to be tracked a
7848760 System and method for presence alarming December 7, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a wireless device (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502), said wireless device adapted to cause an audible warning to be generated if said wireless device is determined to be outside a first predetermined
7818005 System and method for setting presence status based on access point usage October 19, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a wireless packet network; a cellular telephone network; at least one computing device including a wireless network interface card for communicating over the wireless packet network; at least one cellular telephone device, the cellular telephone d
7787749 System and method for voice portal control of an integrated communications center August 31, 2010
A system for voice portal-based control of a digital personal video stream manager (102), for example, to program a video recording device (114). Such a system includes a DPVSM control module (3304, 3306, 3308) at a server (3202) of a service provider. The DPVSM control module (3304,
7761898 System and method for e-mail control of an integrated communications center July 20, 2010
A system and method for e-mail control of a digital personal video stream manager (102), for example, to program a video recording device (114). The system includes a personal computer (110) having an e-mail client (1802) and equipping the e-mail client with a DPVSM control plug in (
7761516 System and method for e-mail presence confirmation July 20, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of electronic messaging clients (122); at least one messaging server (104) having an e-mail presence activation module (114) adapted to receive an e-mail and determine therefrom whether a presence of a recipient is to be determined, an
7756923 System and method for intelligent multimedia conference collaboration summarization July 13, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a network (102) and a multimedia server (104) operably coupled to the network. The multimedia server (104) is adapted to manage a multimedia conference and includes a memory (103) for storing selectable portions of the multimedia conference. The syste
7756262 Computer-based telephone call management July 13, 2010
Some embodiments provide a telephone and a computing device coupled to the telephone, the computing device to selectively route telephone call signals to the telephone based on user-specified rules.
7738431 System and method for cellular telephone network access point June 15, 2010
A wireless telephone includes a cellular telephone controller configured to interface the cellular telephone to a telephone network; a wireless packet network controller configured to interface the wireless telephone to packet network; and a wireless network access point controller c
7724641 System and method for utilizing direct user signaling to enhance fault tolerant H.323 systems May 25, 2010
An H.323 client terminal (102) according to an embodiment of the invention employs primary and secondary H.323 control units or state machines (110a, 110b). The primary control unit (110a) sends signaling messages to a primary gatekeeper (108a) and triggers the secondary control unit
7698367 System and method for presence enabled e-mail delivery April 13, 2010
A telecommunications system includes a network (102), a destination multimedia server (104), and a destination presence server (215) operably coupled to the network. A plurality of multimedia clients (122) are also operably coupled to the network. The multimedia clients (122) include a
7653733 Method and apparatus for facilitating granting of a permission regarding a stored element January 26, 2010
A system, method, apparatus, means, and computer program code for facilitating sharing and using of information such as files, folders, or other stored elements is provided. According to some embodiments, a user may access or use an interface or window to establish one or more permis
7634075 Apparatus and systems for utilizing caller ID data to automate return call processing December 15, 2009
Apparatus and systems for recording Call ID data and transmitting the Caller ID data to remote telecommunications devices on demand, to fully or partially automate the dialing process for remotely calling back a message sender.
7613154 System and method for optimizing mobility access November 3, 2009
A telecommunications processing device (110) includes a wireless network interface (120); and a processor (401) operably coupled to an auto detect module (121) configured to maintain a prioritized WiFi network connection list; wherein said processor (401) is programmed to attempt access
7606577 System and method for alternative presence reporting system October 20, 2009
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a radio data network communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a coordinating controller (161) for maintaining a database of network
7603412 System and method for collaborating using instant messaging in multimedia telephony-over-LAN con October 13, 2009
A telecommunications system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes an instant messaging (IM) server and a VoIP server; and a plurality of system clients having both VoIP and IM sub-clients. The system clients can log on to their respective servers in parallel. T
7583965 System and method for using an embedded mobility algorithm September 1, 2009
A wireless telephone includes a cellular telephone controller configured to interface the cellular telephone to a telephone network; a wireless packet network controller configured to interface the wireless telephone to one or more packet networks for voice over IP voice connection; and
7546127 System and method for centrally-hosted presence reporting June 9, 2009
A telecommunications system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a coordinating controller (161) for m
7545783 System and method for using presence to configure an access point June 9, 2009
A telecommunications system includes a wireless packet network; a cellular telephone network; at least one computing device including a wireless network interface card for communicating over the wireless packet network; at least one cellular telephone device, the cellular telephone d
7545758 System and method for collaboration summarization playback June 9, 2009
A system for collaboration summarization playback includes a graphical user interface (950) for displaying summarization categories (952) associated with recording cues and clips of the multimedia conference. The categories may be arranged as a list or as thumbnails and typically inc
7536708 System and method for context-based searching and control of an integrated communications center May 19, 2009
A context-based search system (3800) for control of a digital personal media stream manager (102), for example, to control the programming of a video recording device (114). Such a system may be maintained by a service provider and can identify a program and date and time without rec
7533166 Method and system for router misconfiguration autodetection May 12, 2009
Reconfiguration operations in a networking environment are actively monitored to automatically detect faulty network traffic routing conditions, such as routing loop. The autodetection includes identifying a condition in which one of a number of routers is switched to a reconfigurati
7519073 System and method for instant messaging control of an integrated communications center April 14, 2009
A system for Instant Messaging based control of the digital personal video stream manager (102), for example, to program a video recording device (114). The system includes a personal computer (110) having an Instant Messaging client (2202) and equipping the Instant Messaging client with
7502456 Computer-implemented telephone call conferencing system March 10, 2009
Some embodiments provide a telephone comprising two telephone handsets, the telephone to establish a conference call between the two telephone handsets, and a computing device coupled to the telephone, the computing device to define the conference call.
7463731 Apparatus and method for dual mode phone December 9, 2008
A dual mode packet phone is provided, comprising a first connector to connect the phone with a data network, and a second connector to connect the phone with a backup network. The phone automatically switches between the data and backup networks in the event that the data network fails t
7461378 Methods and apparatus for processing an instant message December 2, 2008
A system, method, apparatus, means, and computer program code for processing of an instant message. According to embodiments of the present invention, a sender or originator of an instant message may be sent a notification regarding one or more actions involving the instant message a
7450934 Apparatus and method for IM to PTT correlation of mobile phones as associated devices November 11, 2008
Some embodiments provide a system and method for enabling automatic call configuration to associated devices of parties involved in a data session. The call configuration involves a computing device utilized by an originating party. The originating party has an associated device othe
7428417 System and method for presence perimeter rule downloading September 23, 2008
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a coordinating controller (161) for maintaining a database of network clients to be tracked a
7403786 System and method for in-building presence system July 22, 2008
A telecommunications system includes a plurality of network clients (150) including a positioning controller (504) and a communications controller (502); and a positioning server (152) including a coordinating controller (161) for maintaining a database of network clients to be tracked a
7391857 Methods and apparatus for forwarding caller ID data from a call answering device utilizing a cal June 24, 2008
Methods and apparatus for forwarding Caller ID data on demand when retrieving messages from an answering device using an endpoint telecommunications device and an associated call control system (such as the central office of the calling phone, a PBX, ToL Gatekeeper, wireless carrier
7372822 Computer-based telephone call conferencing May 13, 2008
Some embodiments provide a system including a telephone and a computing device coupled to the telephone, the computing device to establish a conference call between the telephone and at least one other telephone.
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