06993004 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 19 patents.

An Internet radio device is provided, having a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) telephony mode for practicing telephony and for enabling one-touch initiation and call connection of an IP telephone call to a recipient device. The internet radio comprises, an IP telephony software application for enabling IP telephony, a modem for accessing and connecting to a data-packet-network, a sound circuitry for facilitating audio conversion and transmission, and a programmable array of input indicia for enabling one touch initiation and connection of an IP telephony call operating in the telephony mode. When a user selects the IP telephony mode IP telephony calling is enabled wherein the user may activate a pre-programmed indicia for the purpose of initiating and establishing an IP telephony call to an intended recipient device.

Title
Method and apparatus for practicing IP telephony from an Internet-capable radio
Application Number
9/906631
Publication Number
6993004 (B2)
Application Date
July 16, 2001
Publication Date
January 31, 2006
Inventor
Donald Robert Martin Boys
Bella Vista
CA, US
Agent
Central Coast Patent Agency
Donald R Boys
Assignee
Sound Starts
CA, US
IPC
H04Q 7/24
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