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Patrick J Walsh, Kevin Daniel Kaschke: Location information system for a wireless communication device and method therefor. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 20, 2009: US07606555 (44 worldwide citation)

A location information system (102) includes a controller (200), a location entry device (202), a memory device (204) and wireless communication units (206-209). The controller (200) receives location information from the location entry device (202), such as a keyboard or a global positioning satell ...


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Robert R Bushey, Benjamin Anthony Knott, John Mills Martin: System and method of utilizing a hybrid semantic model for speech recognition. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Toler Law Group, November 11, 2008: US07450698 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a call is disclosed. The method receives a speech input in connection with a call and transforms at least a segment of the speech input into a first textual format. The method also generates a first list of entries based, at least partially, on a consideration of the first te ...


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Pierre Costa, Ahmad Ansari, John Robert Erickson: Method and system to improve the transport of compressed video data. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 10, 2009: US07502416 (7 worldwide citation)

A method comprises determining a plurality of time intervals Tp and Tn within a variable bit rate (VBR) representation of an image sequence. The time intervals Tp are those in which a number of blocks of information per unit time is greater than a baseline value. The time intervals Tn are those in w ...


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Larry B Pearson: Method of and system for altering incoming call controls after a call has been placed to an emergency number. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 5, 2010: US07643625 (7 worldwide citation)

According to the various embodiments of the present invention, an outbound call to a number on an emergency call list may change the incoming call controls to a telephone. In particular, methods of altering incoming call controls after a call has been placed to an emergency number comprises steps of ...


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Douglas F Reynolds: Voice over IP method for developing interactive voice response system. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 19, 2009: US07535998 (7 worldwide citation)

A personal Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system includes a plurality of IVR servers communicating personal IVR service node information in a network and a plurality of personal IVR service node clients coupled to the plurality of IVR servers communicating the personal IVR service node information ...


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Philip Ted Kortum, Marc Andrew Sullivan: Multi-point predictive foveation for bandwidth reduction of moving images. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 29, 2008: US07406207 (6 worldwide citation)

A scene of an image sequence is transmitted that has been compressed using a number of foveation zones, each foveation zone being weighted based on a probability of a viewer looking at a corresponding portion of the first scene.


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Philip T Kortum, Marc A Sullivan: Multi-resolution predictive foveation for bandwidth reduction of moving images. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 3, 2009: US07499594 (5 worldwide citation)

A scene of an image sequence is compressed using a number of foveation zones, each foveation zone being weighted based on a probability of a viewer looking at a corresponding portion of the first scene. Each foveation zone in the scene has a corresponding resolution to ensure that at least one objec ...


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Gayle R Ekstrom: Network element routing service. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 17, 2009: US07620168 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing a call to a telephone number are disclosed. Generally a first network element is queried regarding treatment of a call. A telephone number is associated with a second network element, and the call is routed to the telephone number when the first network element dete ...


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Timothy Mark Gilles: Automated electronic telecommunications order translation and processing. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 19, 2010: US07649986 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and method for processing orders for telecommunications services are disclosed. Generally a telecommunications transaction set of an electronic data interchange standard is received, the telecommunications transaction set corresponding to a telecommunications product or service for a custome ...


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Russell William White, Alicia Marie Russell, Ahmad Ansari, Weijing Chen, Stephen Mark Mueller, Dinesh Nadaralah, Chin Yuan: Ethernet-based digital subscriber line methods and systems. AT&T Intellectual Property 1, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 20, 2009: US07606218 (4 worldwide citation)

A digital subscriber line access network comprises a remote Ethernet device disposed in a serving area interface. The remote Ethernet device serves as an Ethernet bridge for a neighborhood service area. The remote Ethernet device communicates with a plurality of customer premises modems in the neigh ...