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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 (655 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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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Gesture activated home appliance. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Merchant & Gould, August 30, 2005: US06937742 (320 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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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 (296 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 (289 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 (288 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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Ronald Perrella, Jai Menon, Gaiye Zhou: Location and time sensitive wireless calendaring. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Merchant & Gould, November 21, 2006: US07139722 (256 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method provides location-sensitive and time-sensitive calendaring to a wireless device, such as a cellphone, pager, PDA, etc. A user's calendar is maintained with a number of appointments, start times and end times for the appointments, meeting place and a list of attendees fo ...


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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 (245 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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Mark J Enzmann, Robert T Moton Jr, Samuel N Zellner: Location query service for wireless networks. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Merchant & Gould, October 31, 2006: US07130630 (239 worldwide citation)

A location query service for use with a wireless network that tracks the location of network devices, such as a network complying with enhanced 911 standards. The service provides requesters with the locations of network users, based on the locations of the users' wireless network devices. The servi ...


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Glenn M Mahony: Connectorized inside fiber optic drop. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, December 23, 2003: US06668127 (232 worldwide citation)

A connectorized inside fiber optic drop that facilitates the deployment of fiber to the home by connecting a fiber optic interface device to an optical network terminal, the inside fiber optic drop including a sheath, transition fittings, pigtails, fiber optic connectors, and a fiber optic strand. T ...


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Li Zhang, Jeffrey P Cassanova, Alan R Blackburn, Robert B Collicott: Method and apparatus for providing internet call waiting with voice over internet protocol. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Shaw Pittman, December 9, 2003: US06661785 (225 worldwide citation)

An Internet Call Waiting-Voice over Internet Protocol (ICW-VOIP) service that uses a service control point and service node of a Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), acting as a gatekeeper and bridge respectively, to enable ICW subscribers to answer telephone calls during an internet session wi ...