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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Methods, systems, and products for gesture-activated appliances. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680298 (294 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for operating home appliances using gesture recognition. A sequence of video images is received and compared to a stored sequence of gesture images. A recognized gesture is associated to a home appliance and to an operation of the home appliance. An appli ...


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Stephen Pancoast Norton, Chris Burchfield, Rick J Frataccia, Gary O Gibson Sr, David Prince: Methods, systems, and products for intrusion detection. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, June 28, 2011: US07971053 (137 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for detecting an intrusion to a communications network. One embodiment describes a system for detecting intrusions. The system has a peripheral card coupled to a host computer system. The peripheral card has a communications portion and a processor managi ...


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Diane Brown Turcan, David L Wellons: Computer telephony integration (CTI) systems and methods for enhancing school safety. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, April 3, 2012: US08149823 (136 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for enabling a dynamic computer telephony integration campus call center that leverages the assets of a school communications system including internal telecommunications networks, information systems, data networks, and applications, of public telecommunications ne ...


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William R Matz, Scott R Swix: Method and system to perform content targeting. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, October 28, 2008: US07444658 (114 worldwide citation)

A method and system for targeting advertisements. Advertisements are selectively sent to user terminals based on a user classification. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a system defines matches between user classifications and advertisement classifications. User data is collected ...


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Steve Tischer: Method and system for customizing voice translation of text to speech. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, January 27, 2009: US07483832 (99 worldwide citation)

A method and system of customizing voice translation of a text to speech includes digitally recording speech samples of a known speaker, correlating each of the speech samples with a standardized audio representation, and organizing the recorded speech samples and correlated audio representations in ...


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Randy Zimler, Al Hicks: API tool-set for providing services through a residential communication gateway. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, January 20, 2009: US07480724 (58 worldwide citation)

Different communications devices, different communications networks, and/or different users are used to generate, enable, and/or manage an API tool set for providing services through a residential communications gateway. The actual physical location of the service and the manner in which it operates ...


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Hossein Eslambolchi, Kaveh Hushyar, Mostafa Tofighbakhsh: Home control, monitoring and communication system using remote voice commands. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, February 18, 2014: US08654936 (53 worldwide citation)

A voice-activated command interface module for interacting with a plurality of home-based electronic devices so as to allow for a remotely-located home owner to communicate with, command and control various ones of the electronic devices. The module includes a plurality of communication ports, each ...


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Dale Malik, Robert A Koch, Peter Hill, Richard A Anderson: Methods and systems for a communications and information resource manager. Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, Geoff Sutcliffe, Jodi Hartman, December 25, 2007: US07313617 (52 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for managing the communications and information resources of a user. A manager interfaces with communications systems such as a telecommunications and/or data network. The manager allows a user to participate in, keep track of, log, monitor, and engage or direct activities relati ...


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George A Durden, John R Stefanik, Scott R Swix: Systems and methods for controlling and managing programming content and portions thereof. AT&T Delaware Intellectual Property, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, May 27, 2008: US07380258 (52 worldwide citation)

This document discloses systems and methods for enabling viewers to control and manage the presentation of programs based on specified types of rating categories and content attributes that the viewer desires not to be presented. The invention provides program data corresponding to each program. The ...


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John Alson Hicks III, Randy Scott Zimler: System and method for multimedia on demand services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, April 13, 2010: US07698723 (51 worldwide citation)

The exemplary embodiments describe systems and methods for multimedia-on-demand services. A multimedia-on-demand system includes a mass storage device that receives and stores multimedia content items. Memory couples to the mass storage device and stores a multimedia-on-demand data table and multime ...