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Cathleen S Wharton, Scott P Robertson, Catherine A Ashworth, Marita Franzke: Method and system for synchronizing data between at least one mobile interface device and an interactive terminal. MediaOne Group, U S West, Brooks & Kushman P C, November 3, 1998: US05831664 (467 worldwide citation)

A method and system for synchronizing display of data relating to a predetermined application between an interactive terminal and at least one mobile interface device having a display. The at least one mobile interface device receives a user input signal and transmits the user input signal for synch ...


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Douglas A Corey, Thomas K Landauer, Karen E Lochbaum: Searching large collections of text using multiple search engines concurrently. U S West, MediaOne Group, Holme Roberts & Owen, November 16, 1999: US05987446 (281 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system is disclosed, wherein the system includes a plurality of text search engines based on substantially different computational searching techniques. By activating each search engine with input from a user information request, the output from each of the search engines is ...


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Richard Woundy: Method and system for automatic allocation of resources in a network. MediaOne Group, U S West, Brooks & Kushman P C, December 28, 1999: US06009103 (253 worldwide citation)

In a broadband cable data network, a method and system for automatically allocating network resources such as IP addresses to control access to the network utilizes at least one DHCP server, and a common network database formed from a LDAP directory for storing respective user configuration paramete ...


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Harvey J Benson: Method for providing call waiting notification to a party engaged in a data call. MediaOne Group, U S West, Holme Roberts & Owen, August 15, 2000: US06104800 (226 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method for providing a first party, engaged in a data call, i.e. a data transmission or communication between machines, call waiting notification without interrupting the data call the first party is engaged in. One embodiment of the present invention includes ...


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Carol L Stimmel: Virtual workplace intercommunication tool. MediaOne Group, Brooks Kushman P C, January 13, 2004: US06678719 (221 worldwide citation)

A system and associated method for enabling a user to determine the status of other users and to identify communications procedures for contacting the other users based on the status of the other users. The system includes a plurality of communications devices each associated with a user. Each of th ...


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Brigham R Bell, William D Hurley, Srdjan N Kovacevic, Michelle Neves, Alan S Wolff, Charles P Bloom: Network-based intelligent tutoring system. U S West, MediaOne Group, Holme Roberts & Owen, January 11, 2000: US06014134 (215 worldwide citation)

A technique for providing a networked, distributed tutorial application having a direct manipulation graphical user interface displayable on an Internet client node is disclosed. The application has a first portion on an Internet server node and a second portion on the Internet client node, the firs ...


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Frederick Warren LeBlanc, Gregory Eugene Wilson, Alparslan Mehmet Uysal: Positioning system having an RF-measurements databank. U S West, MediaOne Group, Brooks & Kushman PC, September 28, 1999: US05960341 (194 worldwide citation)

An improved positioning system and method for use in a wireless communication system including a plurality of base stations each having a corresponding coverage area. Scaled contour shapes are generated having minimum and maximum boundaries based upon determined RF measurements of each of the base s ...


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Anne P McClard: Method and system for selecting television programs based on the past selection history of an identified user. MediaOne Group, Brooks Kushman P C, August 20, 2002: US06438752 (132 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selecting programs based on the past selection history of an identified user that allows the identified user to “surf” directly between desired programs. The system includes a head-end server operable to receive program signals from a programming source, and a user input appa ...


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John P Lafer, John E Faust, Curtis Riggs, Glendon Ross Diener: Method and system for web site construction using HTML fragment caching. MediaOne Group, Brooks & Kushman P C, February 20, 2001: US06192382 (123 worldwide citation)

A method and system for web site construction using HTML fragment caching includes embedding particular tags in a stored HTML page, and when a request for distribution of the HTML page is received from a user, replacing each tag with content information in the form of HTML fragments previously creat ...


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Douglas Andre Devillier: Method for audible caller name announcement with call list feature. U S West, MediaOne Group, Judson D Brooks & Kushman Cary, December 15, 1998: US05850435 (119 worldwide citation)

A method to audibly announce an identified caller name includes one embodiment, the caller name includes determined by making a query to a database with phone numbers and corresponding line owners (e.g., to the line information database (LIDB)). In this embodiment, the system phonetically pronounces ...