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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Methods, systems, and products for gesture-activated appliances. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680298 (243 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for operating home appliances using gesture recognition. A sequence of video images is received and compared to a stored sequence of gesture images. A recognized gesture is associated to a home appliance and to an operation of the home appliance. An appli ...


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Nicholas Steven Huslak, Thomas Arnold Anschutz, Edgar Vaughan Shrum Jr: Methods and systems for providing video on demand over a communication network using managed quality of service, bandwidth allocation and/or user profiles. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, November 10, 2009: US07617516 (133 worldwide citation)

Methods for providing video on demand service from an Application Service Provider (“ASP”) to a user over a Regional/Access Network (“RAN”) are provided. A request for a video on demand application flow may be received from the user. In response to the request, information may be obtained from the R ...


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Jerald Robert Howcroft: System and method for single sign on targeted advertising. AT&T Intellectual Property I, G Michael Roebuck, January 8, 2013: US08352980 (103 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for sending targeted advertising data, the method including monitoring in a plurality of data communications networks, single sign on (SSO) subscriber event data from a first SSO subscriber end user device and a second SSO subscriber end user device, calculating product interes ...


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William Scott Taylor, David E Massengill: Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, July 12, 2011: US07978627 (99 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods to monitor communications to identify a communications problem are disclosed. An example method to monitor communication includes mirroring a first port on a first network element communicatively coupled to a virtual circuit to a second port on a second network element communicat ...


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Diane Brown Turcan, David L Wellons: Computer telephony integration (CTI) systems and methods for enhancing school safety. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, April 3, 2012: US08149823 (98 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for enabling a dynamic computer telephony integration campus call center that leverages the assets of a school communications system including internal telecommunications networks, information systems, data networks, and applications, of public telecommunications ne ...


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Maria Adamczyk, Thomas Arnold Anschutz, Alan Ryan Blackburn, Jeffrey Patrick Cassanova, Sammie Walter Hill, Scott Crandall Holt, Nicholas Steven Huslak, Arnold Chester McQuaide Jr, Edgar Vaughan Shrum Jr, Scott Traynham Stillman, Steven Allen Wright, Li Zhang: Methods of implementing dynamic QoS and/or bandwidth provisioning and related data networks, data service providers, routing gateways, and computer program products. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin Meles & Gust, Pablo Meles, May 8, 2012: US08174970 (94 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a data network may include establishing a data path through the data network between a routing gateway for a subscriber of the data network and a service provider providing a data service. Moreover, the data service may be provided for use at the routing gateway over the data p ...


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John Alson Hicks III, Douglas R O Neil: Life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Parks IP Law, Mickki D Murray Esq, February 28, 2012: US08126128 (94 worldwide citation)

Tools and techniques for performing life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices are described herein. In part, the tools provide machine-readable media for presenting to the subscriber a list of available applications for installation on the device, and for ...


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Satish Parolkar, Anil Doradla: Methods and apparatus to display service quality to a user of a multiple mode communication device. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hanley Flight & Zimmerman, September 18, 2012: US08271045 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus that relate to the display of network availability and quality of service (QoS) to a user of a multiple mode communication device are disclosed. An example method, obtains a quality of service QoS metric for a call routed through a first communication provider to a second commu ...


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Wenge Chen, Holly Chen, Kuo Hui Liu, Shih Chung Soon, Bei Zhou: System and method to provision MPLS/VPN network. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Toler Law Group, November 11, 2008: US07450598 (92 worldwide citation)

The disclosed method and system provides a new service provision interface that allows operator use without requiring many of the specific technical network details, such as VRF, RT, SOO, route redistribution, etc. Further, the translation from a customer's requirements (including both VPN topology ...


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Valois B Gonzalez, Douglas Alston: Calling party ringtone selection in telephone system. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Withers & Keys, November 11, 2008: US07450709 (83 worldwide citation)

A ringtone system is provided to a called party that wishes to have a particular ringtone annunciated for each of several types of calls from calling parties. In the ringtone system, for a call from a calling party, the calling party is prompted to identify the type of the call. The type of the call ...



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