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Brian Cruickshank: Captioning for tele-conferences. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, November 9, 2004: US06816468 (120 worldwide citation)

A teleconferencing system, including apparatus and methods, for providing transcription and/or translation services during a teleconference is disclosed. The disclosed teleconferencing system establishes a voice connection and a data connection with participants to the teleconference desiring transc ...


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Bernie G Jansen, Tomasz Celkowski, Nick Isgro: Pay-per use for data-network-based public access services. Nortel Networks Corporation, Kevin L Smith, Bracewell & Patterson L, June 5, 2001: US06243450 (112 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for vending public multimedia services has a telephone, a multimedia terminal, a payment receiver for receiving an authorization to accept charges for enabling use of at least one of the telephone and the multimedia terminal, a file receiver for receiving a file, the file containing a f ...


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Shelli D Feigenbaum: System for enabling TDD communication in a telephone network and method for using same. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, July 13, 2004: US06763089 (109 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling telephone network subscribers using a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) to communicate with other network subscribers lacking such a device. The TDD user dials a number that connects them with an automatic relay switch (ARS). The ARS determines the intende ...


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Matthew James Fischer, Joonsuk Kim, Peiman Amini, Joseph Paul Lauer, Vinko Erceg: Channel characterization and training within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. Broadcom Corporation, Garlick & Markison, Kevin L Smith, September 3, 2013: US08526351 (105 worldwide citation)

Channel characterization and training within multiple user, multiple access, and/or MIMO wireless communications. Within such communication systems, there can be a number of devices (e.g., STAs) that communicate with a single device (e.g., AP). A multi-cast sounding frame may be transmitted from a t ...


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Jesus Alfonso Castaneda, Seema B Anand, Maryam Rofougaran, Ahmadreza: Limiting audible noise introduction through FM antenna tuning. Broadcom Corporation, Garlick Harrison & Markison, Kevin L Smith, October 19, 2010: US07817969 (93 worldwide citation)

An FM receiver including an FM antenna that receives continuous wavelength signals, where the FM receiver is coupled to the FM antenna and operable to alter a center frequency of a gain profile of the FM antenna. The FM receiver includes a low noise amplifier module that is coupled to amplify the co ...


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Haldon J Sandick, Kedarnath Poduri, Matthew B Squire: Apparatus and method of configuring a network device. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, January 27, 2004: US06684241 (67 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of configuring a first network device that is a part of a subnet ascertains configuration data from packets in a subnet having configuration dat. More particularly, the packets, which are transmitted by a second network device in the subnet, first are retrieved and then parse ...


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Brian Cruickshank: Establishment of a PSTN and internet multimedia collaboration session. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, March 9, 2004: US06704294 (59 worldwide citation)

Parallel data network and telephone network communications are established to facilitate a collaboration combining the data transfer and document sharing strengths of a data network with the superior audio communication of a telephone network. The method involves receiving an identifier of a calling ...


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Leonard George Bleile, Anthony Hamilton Smith: Method and apparatus for providing subscriber services to a telephone. Nortel Networks Corporation, Kevin L Smith, May 9, 2000: US06061439 (52 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for obtaining subscriber services available from a service provider, in a telephone in communication with the service provider. The method includes the step of receiving a subscriber services message at the telephone, where the subscriber services message includes a feature id ...


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William Miller: Apparatus and method for monitoring messages forwarded between applications. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, July 5, 2005: US06915457 (48 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of monitoring messages forwarded from a first application to a second application each filter messages to produce a designated set of messages. Analysis of the designated set often can determine the source of an application error. To that end, the apparatus and method each re ...


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Seth C Neumann, Sheldon J Davis: Workflow manager. Nortel Networks, Kevin L Smith, June 1, 2004: US06744761 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and system for handling, that is routing and tracking, a plurality of incoming media streams of varying types—such as faxes, e-mail, Voice over IP, and others—is disclosed. The system analyzes the incoming media's type, header information and content and, in conjunction with other data ...