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Charles C Byers: System for automatically providing customer access to alternative telephony service providers. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, October 29, 1996: US05570417 (138 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications network including a plurality of local exchanges or switching systems, each local switch supporting at least one customer line accessed by customer premise equipment (CPE) such as telephone station sets or multimedia stations. The local switches are connected to one another dire ...


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William W Demlow, David L Hurewitz, Francis J Pope III: Information display provided to calling party. Lucent Technologies, Werner Ulrich, Dennis J Williamson, March 4, 1997: US05608788 (115 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to methods of providing information for display at a calling party telecommunications station or at an idle station. Two signaling arrangements are described, the D-channel of an Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) channel, and an in-band frequency shift key signal. The ...


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David B Smith: Call charge control and notification. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, Werner Ulrich, September 24, 1996: US05559871 (111 worldwide citation)

A limit is placed on charges to be incurred on a telecommunications call. Normally, this limit is specified by the caller. The telecommunications network maintains a running tally of the charges being incurred and notifies the caller when the charges approach the limit. At that time, the caller may ...


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Subhasis Laha, Dennis J Thompson: Multiprocessor system using odd/even data buses with a timeshared address bus. AT&T, Werner Ulrich, Dennis J Williamson, February 6, 1996: US05490253 (91 worldwide citation)

Bus arrangements are disclosed for interconnecting processors and main memory modules of a shared memory multiprocessor system. A single address bus interconnects all processors and memory modules, but odd and even memory modules communicate data to and from the processors via an odd and an even dat ...


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Stuart Mandel Garland, James Allen Kowal, Hilton Manuel Nicholson, David B Smith: Method and apparatus for delivering data from an information provider using the public switched network. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, December 7, 1999: US05999526 (77 worldwide citation)

The customer performs a search or otherwise defines selected data maintained by the information provider. Once the selected data is identified, the information provider maintains the requested data, typically by maintaining pointers identiying the data, but delays delivery of the requested data unti ...


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Eugene Gerber, Francis Joseph Pope III, Joseph John Wiktor: Dynamic reallocation of calls to agent groups. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, Werner Ulrich, July 8, 1997: US05646987 (69 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for selectively altering the serving of emergency serving areas ESAs. Normally emergency serving areas are grouped and all calls for a group are handled by teams of agents at public safety answering point (PSAP) positions. For special emergencies such as a fire it is deskable that all ...


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Bruce Whiteside: Enhanced automatic operation of wireless telephones. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, November 10, 1998: US05835861 (68 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone user obtains the telephone number of a vendor by activating the wireless telephone to receive to transmit a prompt signal to an active advertisement source and to receive from the advertisement source a response signal containing the telephone number of the advertising vendor. T ...


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Ryan K Hopper, Walter J Sedlacek, Daniel L Poole, Robert N Poole: Clamp device. Irwin Industrial Tool Company, Dennis J Williamson, Moore & VanAllen PLLC, March 1, 2005: US06860179 (54 worldwide citation)

A clamp device is disclosed having a first member having a handle portion and a jaw portion. A second member has a handle portion and a jaw portion. The handle portion and jaw portion of the second member define a notch extending from an inner surface of the handle portion of the second member at le ...


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Bhupesh J Desai, E Ling Lou, Albert J Sawyer, James J Sowa: Method and apparatus for exchanging administrative information between local area networks. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, April 22, 1997: US05623534 (54 worldwide citation)

The system of the invention has particular application to a wide area network (WAN) where call routing information often changes in one local area network (LAN) (e.g. a switching system) while other LANs (e.g. cellular communication systems) are unaware of the changes. Because of the heavy flow of t ...


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Charles Calvin Byers, James Philip Runyon: Method and apparatus for converting synchronous narrowband signals into broadband asynchronous transfer mode signals. Lucent Technologies, Dennis J Williamson, September 15, 1998: US05809022 (44 worldwide citation)

To provide a monolithic ATM transport the synchronous to asynchronous converter (SAC) of the invention converts the synchronous narrowband signals to composite cell ATM format. These cells can be combined with ATM video and data signals and can be delivered as an ensemble of ATM cells over either a ...