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Paul M Brennan, Raymond M Mark: Personal communication service with mobility manager. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, July 12, 1994: US05329578 (734 worldwide citation)

A system for providing personal communication services (PCS) is described, wherein a subscriber can tailor the telephone service to provide communication mobility and incoming call management. Calls to a personal number assigned to the subscriber are routed to a PCS service node which will re-route ...


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Sohale A Mufti, Robert G Samuel, Peter P K Soong, Adrian M G Yip, Michael J Wakim: Method and apparatus for providing a personal locator, access control and asset tracking service using an in-building telephone network. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, November 8, 1994: US05363425 (268 worldwide citation)

A system for providing a personal location, access control and asset tracking service using an in-building telephone network is disclosed. In a first embodiment, users of ID badges containing an RF transmitter can be located across the telephone network for receiving incoming calls. Receiver units i ...


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Edmond J Helstab, Jeffrey L Fairless, Michael C G Lee, Neal T Cowan, Jonathan Crone, Edward L Pugh, Robert E Bradley: Desktop docking station for use with a wireless telephone handset. Nortel Networks Corporation, Jean Pierre Fortin, Dallas F Smith, June 6, 2000: US06073031 (170 worldwide citation)

A telephone base unit for use with a mobile telephone handset comprises means for interfacing the handset with the base unit for enabling user definable data entry key settings of the handset to be downloaded and emulated at the base unit such that when interfaced with the base unit, the mobile tele ...


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Richard P Hughes, Trevor G Zapach, Jill A Oosterom: Optical fiber termination. Nortel Networks, Victoria Donnelly, Jean Pierre Fortin, December 31, 2002: US06501878 (128 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an optical fiber and a fiber termination which provide an output of laser light propagating through the fiber in a required direction while focusing it into a small spot. In one embodiment of the invention the termination includes a tapered fiber rod with an angled ball form ...


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Philip Antony Rutledge, Jin Kue Wong, Roland A Smith, Kasper Reinink: Automatic determination and tuning of pico-cell topology for low-power wireless systems. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, September 1, 1998: US05802473 (113 worldwide citation)

A method of using the existing radio resources to automatically determine the current cellular topology is described. Wireless basestations are placed into a mode where they can transmit a signal which can be received by all of the base stations in range of the transmitting basestation. Each base st ...


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George Frank Irwin: Telecommunications apparatus and method. Northern Telecom, J Edward Moorhouse, Jean Pierre Fortin, January 19, 1999: US05862136 (110 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications apparatus for transporting ATM cells having either of isochronous units of payload data and asynchronous units of payload data, between receiving and transmitting ports includes a buffer for asynchronously queuing units of payload data received from the receiving ports and for s ...


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Leo Strawczynski, Howard M Sandler, Gregory L Plett, David G Steer: Intra-cell call hand-over in radio communication systems with dynamic channel allocation. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, August 24, 1993: US05239676 (87 worldwide citation)

The intra-cell call hand-over technique of this invention is characterized by the use of channel information from both base station and subscriber terminal in determining a standby radio traffic channel upon which to hand over a call. Communication between the base station and subscriber terminal is ...


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Kenneth Tsutomu Nakatsu, Michael Edward Brett, William Gerald Love, Suran Sam de Silva, Jean Wu: Telephony based delivery system of messages containing selected greetings. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, July 28, 1998: US05787151 (77 worldwide citation)

The invention constitutes a telephony based electronic voice greeting card service embodied within an adjunct processing system communicatively connected to a toll switching office of a public switched telephone network. The voice card system comprises a service controller, a storage node, an attend ...


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Larry Edward Hawker, Andre John Van Schyndel, Christopher Michael Forrester: Communications terminal having a single transducer for handset and handsfree receive functionality. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, August 4, 1998: US05790679 (68 worldwide citation)

A wireless terminal for personal communication systems is provided with selective handsfree or handset receive mode of operation utilizing a single transducer. The transducer is mounted within a specially designed enclosure having front and back chambers each with strategically located acoustic port ...


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Julian J Cheesman, Norman A Lyon, Stacy S Nichols: Telecommunications switches and methods for their operation. Nortel Networks, Jean Pierre Fortin, January 20, 2004: US06680933 (64 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications switch for switching protocol data units across communications links connecting the switch into a communications network and supporting multiple service types concurrently is disclosed. The switch includes an ingress processor for receiving protocol data units from a communicati ...