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Gordon Kerr: Methods, apparatus, and systems for transporting multimedia conference data streams through a transport network. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, December 1, 1998: US05844600 (186 worldwide citation)

Multimedia conferencing systems are provided and include a plurality of audio/video terminals which are coupled together via a telecommunications network, with the network including switches and an audio bridge. The audio/video terminals are provided with interface modules which receive local audio ...


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Ghassan Semaan: Multimedia multipoint telecommunications reservation systems. General DataComm, David P Gordon, October 21, 1997: US05680392 (152 worldwide citation)

Reservation controllers and reservation systems for reservation of access to multimedia multipoint telecommunications servers (MCUs) are provided. The reservation controller establishes a reservation domain having a reservation request channel on which reservation applications may be taken. An ongoi ...


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Andrew M Gorniak: System and apparatus for providing three dimensions of input into a host processor. General DataComm, David P Gordon, October 2, 1990: US04961138 (135 worldwide citation)

A system under the hand held control of a user for providing three dimensions of input to a computer processor while operating on an essentially planar surface is disclosed. The system of the invention generally comprises: an apparatus operated over a substantially planar surface; a means chosen fro ...


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Sunil Rottoo: Multimedia multipoint telecommunications reservation acceptance systems and controllers. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, August 3, 1999: US05933417 (90 worldwide citation)

A multimedia conference reservation controller and reservation acceptance system includes a database of all presently reserved resources on each MMS controlled by the reservation controller which includes an identification of each resource together with the starting time and ending time of the reser ...


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Welles K Reymond: Spring biased tapered contact elements for electrical connectors and integrated circuit packages. General DataComm, David P Gordon, November 22, 1994: US05366380 (86 worldwide citation)

A contact element for an electrical connector or an integrated circuit which is used with a hold-down mechanism has a base portion, a spring portion having at least partially helical spring elements, and a tapered contact portion which mates in a biased manner with the conductive rim of a hole. The ...


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Annie Thanhvan Nguyen: Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) multicast tree delivery switching. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, July 27, 1999: US05930238 (65 worldwide citation)

Multimedia multipoint conferencing and distance learning sessions utilizing the ATM network use multimedia conferencing equipment at remote sites coupled to the ATM network via ATM network interface switches. All ATM switches are coupled to, and receive control information from a network manager (NM ...


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Deepak Mathur, David X Chen, L David Danenberg: Method and apparatus for generating a proxy connection endpoint for operation administration and management (OAM) asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cells. General DataComm, David P Gordon, Thomas A Gallagher, January 26, 1999: US05864555 (49 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for handling asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cells sent from first user equipment through a plurality of ATM nodes and destined for second equipment, when the second equipment does not support ATM operations and maintenance (OAM) functionality. In particular, an A ...


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William J Potter: Apparatus and method for adaptively optimizing equalization delay of data communication equipment. General DataComm, David P Gordon, March 7, 1989: US04811360 (48 worldwide citation)

A data communication equipment equalizer which minimizes the total training time delay (RTS-CTS) is disclosed. The total RTS-CTS delay of the provided equalizer consists of a delay due to a minimal training sequence required for the equalizer coefficients to converge given a low distortion channel, ...


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Marc St Hilaire, Yonik Breton, Pierre Brisson, Sylvain Labelle: Circuit set-up and caching for multimedia multipoint servers. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, August 24, 1999: US05943321 (47 worldwide citation)

An MMS circuit set-up system includes a real time link manager (RTLM) which is coupled to the audio video controller (AVC) of the MMS. The AVC receives data from the MMS reservation system about the starting and ending times for conferences and sends commands to the RTLM to set up connections for th ...


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Peter M Santore, John M O Neil Jr: Time division multiplexed backplane with packet mode capability. General DataComm, David P Gordon, March 25, 1997: US05615211 (47 worldwide citation)

An integrated TDM-based/packet-based telecommunications backplane system includes a multi-bit backplane bus, a plurality of TDM data modules and packet based data modules coupled to the backplane bus, and a frame controller coupled to the bus which generates a frame by pre-assigning a first pluralit ...