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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 (288 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 (170 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 (151 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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Jeffrey A Aaron: Non-invasive monitoring of the effectiveness of electronic security services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Hope Baldauff Hartman, March 24, 2009: US07509675 (141 worldwide citation)

Systems for the non-invasive monitoring of the effectiveness of a customer's electronic security services include a test generation engine for generating and launching a denatured attack towards a customer's network. A monitoring and evaluation agent is operatively coupled to the test generation eng ...


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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 (135 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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Robert Bennett, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III: Millimeter-wave surface-wave communications. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, November 25, 2014: US08897697 (133 worldwide citation)

A millimeter-wave surface-wave communications system to provide network connectivity for a backhaul network and a distributed antenna system. Rather than building new structures, and installing additional fiber and cable, embodiments described herein disclose using high-bandwidth, millimeter-wave co ...


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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 (133 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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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 (130 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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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 (130 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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Robert Bennett, Donald J Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, Thomas M Willis III: Surface-wave communications and methods thereof. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Guntin & Gust, Ed Guntin, May 26, 2015: US09042812 (128 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system including a frequency mixer that combines a signal and a carrier wave to form a combined signal, and a transmitter that generates a transmission based on the combined signal. The system can also include a coupling device that emits ...



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