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Roberta S Cohen, Kenneth M Huber, Deborah J Mills: Communication system having unified messaging. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, June 6, 1989: US04837798 (791 worldwide citation)

Unified messaging is a concept that provides for a single electronic mailbox for different types of messages. The mailbox can be on a user's host computer, PBX, PC, etc., and the user has consistant facilities available to originate, receive and manipulate messages. Messages can be translated from o ...


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Mohsen Kavehrad, Peter J McLane: Spread spectrum wireless PBX. AT&T Company and AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, Erwin W Pfeifle, June 9, 1987: US04672658 (291 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a wireless PBX network wherein direct sequence spread spectrum multiple access is used for voice and data communications to support a plurality of local-local and local-external calls. The present wireless PBX arrangement comprises a plurality of local user transceiv ...


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Jean Jacques Werner: Spread-spectrum identification signal for communications system. AT&T Company, David R Padnes, July 24, 1990: US04943973 (203 worldwide citation)

A spread-spectrum signal which conveys identifying information for an associated information signal is superimposed on the associated signal and transmitted therewith. Such identifying information distinguishes between voice and data information signals and between different types of data informatio ...


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Kenneth K Chan, Philip W Hartmann, Scott P Lamons, Terry G Lyons, Argyrios C Milonas: Virtual local area network. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, April 18, 1989: US04823338 (116 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for completing communication connections from end-users served by a connectionless (broadcast) type system in a manner which allows expansion of the calling area beyond the immediate physical limitations of the broadcast media. The system is based upon a device for mediating be ...


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Greg E Blonder: Dual position computer arrangement. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, April 7, 1992: US05103376 (115 worldwide citation)

A computer including a keyboard portion and a display portion is interconnected in a manner which provides dual positions operational. In one position the keyboard portion may be horizontally positioned to facilitate the entry of data via the keyboard. In the other position, the display portion may ...


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Edward P Black, Douglas C Smith: Touch-screen arrangement. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, February 2, 1993: US05184115 (103 worldwide citation)

In an arrangement wherein an inquiry and a choice of respones thereto are displayed on a CRT screen, a selection is made by holding a touch-screen device against the area of the screen corresponding to the desired response. Such a touch-screen device is designed to have an inductive coil in its tip. ...


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Siroos K Afshar: System for generating software source code components. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, March 29, 1988: US04734854 (97 worldwide citation)

A system has been devised that allows commonly used software components to be designed and developed only once, and reused many times in different applications with different operational contexts and requirements. The system includes a language for the specification of software components in a conte ...


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Gary J Grimes, Lawrence J Haas: Integration of wireless paging in a communication system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, May 10, 1994: US05311570 (87 worldwide citation)

A communications switching system such as a PBX, central office switch and the like, responds to an incoming call to a called party by signaling a paging device as well as some other communications device having communications capability different from that of the paging device. In the disclosed emb ...


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Ahmad K Aman, Robert L Cupo, Nicholas A Zervos: Technique for achieving the full coding gain of encoded digital signals. AT & T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, March 10, 1992: US05095497 (87 worldwide citation)

In a telephone local loop transmission arrangement, data is communicated from the customer premises to the central office utilizing a multi-dimensional, passband signal illustratively at 480 kb/s. Specifically, the transmitted signal is encoded in a trellis code and precoded using a generalized part ...


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Gordon R Brunson: Electronic messaging systems with additional message storage capability. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, February 26, 1991: US04996704 (86 worldwide citation)

The present electronic messaging system allows a system subscribed to record a plurality of "customized" announcement messages. Each such message is associated with at least one calling party. Upon receiving an incoming communication for that subscriber, the system automatically utilizes the calling ...