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Floyd E Ross: Hub for segmented virtual local area network with shared media access. Ascom Timeplex Trading, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, February 28, 1995: US05394402 (360 worldwide citation)

A hub for a segmented virtual local area network with shared media access has at least one internal port for receiving and transmitting digital data messages within the hub and may have at least one external port for receiving and transmitting digital data messages external to the hub. The hub furth ...


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Vladimir A Masch: Computer aided risk management in multiple-parameter physical systems. RCO Software, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, July 27, 1999: US05930762 (183 worldwide citation)

A computer method manages risk in multiple-parameter physical systems performing interrelated activities, where at least one of such activities is risk-related in that it may have an outcome level which may fall outside of boundary limits. The method establishes a course of action (strategy) for the ...


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Pierre D Wellner, Stephen T Dacek, Arthur A Goikhman, Cary T Torkelson: Active talker display for web-based control of conference calls. Spiderphone Com, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, September 30, 2003: US06628767 (86 worldwide citation)

Participants of a conference call are permitted to see a continuously updated display on their own web browsers identifying the current speaker(s) on the conference call. In a telecommunications conferencing system which includes a conference bridge having a plurality of ports, voice connections are ...


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Pierre D Wellner, Stephen T Dacek, Arthur A Goikhman, Cary T Torkelson: Associating data connections with conference call telephone. Spiderphone com, Irwin Ostrott, Robert B Ardis, December 16, 2003: US06665392 (34 worldwide citation)

A method operationally associates a participant's telephone connection to a conference call system with a data connection via the Internet world wide web from the participant's computer screen to the conference call system. The conference call system establishes voice connections between i ...


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David Solomon, Zigmunds A Putnins, David W Gish, Jeffrey B Mendelson: Packet data transmission with asynchronous bandwidth switching. Ascom Timeplex Trading, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, November 14, 1995: US05467344 (15 worldwide citation)

The bandwidth of a packet data transmission node is switched asynchronously without interruption of data transmission and with a minimum of circuit complexity. In particular, a packet channel is permitted to "breathe", gaining bandwidth when additional bandwidth becomes available from other temporar ...


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Maxwell Richard Hadley: Variable gain amplifier providing substantially uniform magnitude output signal. Stewart Hughes, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, July 28, 1998: US05786730 (14 worldwide citation)

An amplifier circuit (1) is arranged to amplify a signal of variable magnitude from a photodiode (3) having capacitive characteristics. The circuit (1) comprises a first feedback path containing a voltage controlled variable resistor (8) for varying the gain of the amplifier in relation to the magni ...


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Zigmunds Andis Putnins, Richard Koepper, Adoor V Balasubramania: PBX networking with quality of service control. Timeplex, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, October 20, 1998: US05825779 (12 worldwide citation)

A networking node for interconnecting a local telephone switch such as a private branch exchange (PBX) with other such switches through other nodes, with respective internodal multichannel digital transmission links interconnecting the various nodes, provides service for both data and voice messages ...


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David Solomon: Rate control of channels on a time division multiplex bus. Timeplex, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, January 4, 2000: US06011801 (8 worldwide citation)

Information flow in the form of individual channels of digital data across a time division multiplex (TDM) bus is controlled when the bandwidth b.sub.c of an individual channel may not be integrally related to the bandwidth b.sub.t of individual time slots of the TDM bus. A channel is assigned to a ...


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Pierre D Wellner, Stephen T Dacek, Arthur A Goikhman, Cary T Torkelson: Choice of guaranteed vs. bumpable conference call reservations. Spiderphone com, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, April 17, 2001: US06219412 (7 worldwide citation)

Participants in a pre-planned conference call are permitted to make reservations for ports on a conference bridge that are either guaranteed or bumpable. Guaranteed reservations are fulfilled regardless of subsequent requests for conference bridge space, while bumpable reservations are fulfilled onl ...


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Sergio Zigras: Multiple device data transfer utilizing a multiport memory with opposite oriented memory page rotation for transmission and reception. Timeplex, Irwin Ostroff, Robert B Ardis, November 2, 1999: US05978889 (6 worldwide citation)

A quad-port random access memory (RAM) is accessed simultaneously by a input-output (I/O) device, a digital signal processor (DSP), and a system bus with no need for any request/granted handshake. The I/O device, DSP, and system bus all constitute respectively different data transferring devices. Th ...