06026087 is referenced by 184 patents and cites 21 patents.

A method and apparatus for establishing a voice call to a PSTN extension for a networked client computer, and routing the voice call off of the network, is provided. In a first embodiment, the apparatus comprises a storage medium having stored therein a plurality of programming instructions for implementing a set of communication services for facilitating establishment of the voice call to the PSTN extension, and an execution unit, coupled to the storage medium, for executing the plurality of programming instructions. The set of communication services include services for receiving a Push-To-Talk.TM. request from the networked client computer, requesting the voice call, and in response, determining the PSTN extension. The Push-To-Talk.TM. request includes identification information of an originating web server of the Push-To-Talk.TM. option, and the determination of the PSTN extension is made in accordance with the originating web server's identification information.

Title
Method and apparatus for establishing a voice call to a PSTN extension for a networked client computer
Application Number
8/818770
Publication Number
6026087
Application Date
March 14, 1997
Publication Date
February 15, 2000
Inventor
Jeffrey B Sponaugle
Hillsboro
OR, US
Mark D Zuber
Beaverton
OR, US
George L Taylor
Tigard
OR, US
Al J Simon
Hillsboro
OR, US
Keith A Pirkl
Vancouver
WA, US
Kenneth L Keeler
Hillsboro
OR, US
Michael F Buondonno
Beaverton
OR, US
John D Elliott
Portland
OR, US
Mojtaba Mirashrafi
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
eFusion
OR, US
IPC
H04L 12/28
H04L 12/66
H04M 1/64
View Original Source