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Hadi Partovi, Roderick Steven Brathwaite, Angus MacDonald Davis, Michael S McCue, Brandon William Porter, John Giannandrea, Eckart Walther, Anthony Accardi, Zhe Li: Method and apparatus for content personalization over a telephone interface with adaptive personalization. TellMe Networks, Wagner Murabito & Hao, January 11, 2005: US06842767 (448 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing personalized information content over telephones is described. The creation of a voice portal is supported by the invention. Embodiments of the invention use telephone identifying information such as the calling party's number to identify, or create, user profile ...


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Travis A Bogard: Instant messaging via telephone interfaces. Tellme Networks, Jeanette S Harms, Bever Hoffman & Harms, June 29, 2004: US06757365 (440 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enabling users of a phone based speech activated system such as a voice portal to communicate with users of an Internet based instant messenger (IM) service is described. Phone based users are able to send and receive IMs. Incoming messages can cause an asynchronous notifi ...


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Hadi Partovi, Roderick Steven Brathwaite, Angus Macdonald Davis, Michael S McCue, Brandon William Porter, John Giannandrea, Eckart Walther, Anthony Accardi, Zhe Li: Method and apparatus for content personalization over a telephone interface. Tellme Networks, October 19, 2004: US06807574 (384 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing personalized information content over telephones is described. The creation of a voice portal is supported by the invention. Embodiments of the invention use telephone identifying information such as the calling party's number to identify, or create, user pr ...


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Hadi Partovi, Michael S McCue, Angus Macdonald Davis, Michael M Plitkins, Anthony Accardi: Streaming content over a telephone interface. Tellme Networks, Wagner Murabito & Hao, November 29, 2005: US06970915 (304 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing streaming content over telephones is described. The creation of a voice portal is supported by the invention. Embodiments of the invention use allows users to place a telephone call to access the voice portal. The user can access many different types of content. ...


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Caroline G Henton: Automated transformation from American English to British English. Tellme Networks, Jeanette S Harms, Bever Hoffman & Harms, May 18, 2004: US06738738 (168 worldwide citation)

A method of transforming a voice application program designed for US English speakers to a voice application program for UK English speakers using a computer system is described. In one embodiment, scripts and grammars associated with the voice application program are converted from US-to-UK English ...


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Lisa Joy Stifelman, Hadi Partovi, Haleh Partovi, David Bryan Alpert, Matthew Talin Marx, Scott James Bailey, Kyle D Sims, Darby McDonough Bailey, Roderick Steven Brathwaite, Eugene Koh, Angus Macdonald Davis: Providing menu and other services for an information processing system using a telephone or other audio interface. Tellme Networks, Harrity Snyder, November 28, 2006: US07143039 (157 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing efficient menu services for an information processing system that uses a telephone or other form of audio user interface. In one embodiment, the menu services provide effective support for novice users by providing a full listing of available keywords and rotating h ...


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Lisa J Stifelman, Hadi Partovi, Haleh Partovi, David Bryan Alpert, Matthew Talin Marx, Scott James Bailey, Kyle D Sims, Darby McDonough Bailey, Roderick Steven Brathwaite, Eugene Koh, Angus Macdonald Davis: Providing menu and other services for an information processing system using a telephone or other audio interface. TellMe Networks, Perkins Coie, June 23, 2009: US07552054 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing efficient menu services for an information processing system that uses a telephone or other form of audio user interface. In one embodiment, the menu services provide effective support for novice users by providing a full listing of available keywords and rotating h ...


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Terry R Weissman, James R Everingham: Common gateway to call control systems. Tellme Networks, Jeanette S Harms, Bever Hoffman & Harms, March 23, 2004: US06711249 (119 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for supporting intelligent call routing (ICR) systems multiple vendors, in a vendor neutral fashion using a computer is described. One embodiment has a voice program send a call routing request using an HTTP format to a call routing program. The call routing program decodes ...


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Lisa J Stifelman, Gary Clayton, Rao S Surapaneni, Madhusudan Chinthakunta: Method and apparatus for providing ringback tones. TellMe Networks, Perkins Coie, November 3, 2009: US07613287 (117 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a ringback tone to a calling party. The method includes receiving a call directed to a subscriber from the calling party. At least one of an adaptive ringback tone and an actionable ringback tone is provided to the calling party. The adaptive ringback tone is based on state dat ...


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Nikko Ström, Nicholas Kibre: Histogram grammar weighting and error corrective training of grammar weights. Tellme Networks, Bever Hoffman & Harms, John M Kubodera, January 10, 2006: US06985862 (110 worldwide citation)

A multi-level method for estimating and training weights associated with grammar options is presented. The implementation of the method implemented differs depending on the amount of utterance data available for each option to be tuned. A first implementation, modified maximum likelihood estimation ...



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