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Fred Thomas
Arias Salvador Luis, Comer Edward Irby, Dunn Roy Curtis, Frerking Melvin Duane, Danner Fred Thomas Iii, Bergen Richard Sammis Jr, Elliott Sidney Walker, Evans Thomas Franklin, Chambers Craig Brent: Asymmetric data communications system. Bellsouth, March 18, 1998: EP0829167-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An asymmetrical data communications system (ADCS) provides point-to-multipoint television programming including conventional television programming, near video-on-demand (NVoD) or video-on-demand (VoD), and the full variety of available programming, via a compressed, digitized UHF transmission. A pr ...


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Rick Lake
Joshua W Kite, Ellen W Brown, Patricia Rankins Askew, Rick Quinn, Mark K Zickefoose, James P Womack, Greg Cowart, William L Pfister, Ted J Carlson, Gary P Ray, Joseph V Lillie, Lawrence C Bratton, Carolyn F Champion, John Kenneth Breard, Robert E Dabney, Lynn Bainbridge Horton, Greg Lake, Watson Dorn Jr, Elias Rodriguez, Russell T Smith: System and method for tracking telephone network capacity and equipment. BellSouth Intellectual Property, Withers & Keys, May 10, 2011: US07941520

A system and method of managing telephone network facilities. A telephone network facilities database, such as LEIS, is accessed and selected information, including wire center location, equipment and slot information stored therein, is extracted and re-stored in a relational database. Additional fi ...


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Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik, John C Batten: Method and system for providing targeted advertisements. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, April 6, 2004: US06718551 (594 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing targeted advertisements over a networked media delivery system, especially interactive television networks, the system comprising tracking and storing viewer selections, analyzing the selections, and delivering targeted advertisements that appeal to the particular s ...


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Wayne R Howe, Fred Thomas Danner III, John R Mauney: System and method for providing television services. BellSouth Corporation, Marcus Delgado Esq, James L Kilpatrick Stockton Ewing IV Esq, October 6, 1998: US05818438 (391 worldwide citation)

A system and method are described for providing interactive television services and for switching between television programs, such as to an interactive program session from another program. An interactive server, capable of providing requested interactive video services to a set of subscribers in a ...


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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Gesture activated home appliance. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Merchant & Gould, August 30, 2005: US06937742 (295 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for operating home appliances using gesture recognition are disclosed. An image receiver receives a continuous stream of images of a gesture made within the image receiver's field of view. An image processor is connected to the image receiver for sampling the received stream of gesture ima ...


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Frank J Weisser Jr: Mediation of open advanced intelligent network in SS7 protocol open access environment. BellSouth Corporation, Jones & Askew, December 23, 1997: US05701301 (293 worldwide citation)

A method of mediation of data packet traffic across an interface between the Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) operated by a local exchange carrier and a non-local exchange carrier service provider is disclosed. The interface is defined between a service provider's network device, such as a service ...


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Samuel N Zellner, Mark J Enzmann, Robert T Moton Jr: System and method for tracking movement of a wireless device. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Cantor Colburn, September 28, 2004: US06799049 (280 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for tracking movement of a wireless device. The tracking can be done during a wireless communication session between the wireless device and a called party. The present invention comprises a location system that can generate initial location information p ...


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Vernon Meadows, Michael S Harper: System and method for monitoring the location of individuals via the world wide web using a wireless communications network. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, April 6, 2004: US06716101 (270 worldwide citation)

A system is described for monitoring the geographical location of a subscriber's mobile cellular telephone, and for providing the location information to an authorized user through the world wide web. The geographical location of the subscriber's mobile cellular telephone is tracked using ...


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Edward Rowland Grauch, John Christopher Batten, Fred Thomas Danner III, Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik: Method and system for tracking network use. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Bambi F Walters, Walters & Zimmerman, January 3, 2006: US06983478 (261 worldwide citation)

An interactive media delivery system enables interactive media programming to a multimedia device and also tracks a subscriber's use of the multimedia device. For example, the device tracks events, such as a change in programming, a change in channel selection, and/or the subscriber's interaction wi ...


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Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik, John C Batten: Method and system for providing interactive media VCR control. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, August 19, 2003: US06609253 (230 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing flexible subscriber VCR control of an interactive media system that limits the consumption of bandwidth capacity, the method comprising establishing a viewing time window during which a subscriber can watch an ordered program, enabling the subscriber to freely pause ...



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