1
Timothy J Lorello, Reuben D Hart: Short message service notification forwarded between multiple short message service centers. Lucent Technologies, William H Bollman, March 27, 2001: US06208870 (223 worldwide citation)

A short message service (SMS) network allows more than one short message service center (SMSC) to service an individual subscriber with virtually no modification to the existing conventional network elements, e.g., the home location register (HLR) or the mobile switching center (MSC). In a disclosed ...


2
Richard Dickinson, Roger Marshall, Steven P Helme: Enhanced E911 location information using voice over internet protocol (VoIP). TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, September 6, 2005: US06940950 (221 worldwide citation)

An E-9-1-1 voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution is provided wherein a 911 call from a wireless VoIP device is routed directly to the correct Public Safety Answer Point (PSAP) via dedicated trunks, together with correct location information and call-back number. VoIP gateways are implemented locally, at lea ...


3
Yinjun Zhu, Richard Dickinson, Roger Marshall, Steven P Helme: Solutions for voice over internet protocol (VoIP) 911 location services. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, August 21, 2007: US07260186 (194 worldwide citation)

An E-9-1-1 voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution is provided wherein a 911 call from a mobile VoIP device is routed directly to the correct Public Safety Answer Point (PSAP) via dedicated trunks, together with correct location information and call-back number. VoIP gateways are implemented locally, at least ...


4
Joseph M Cannon, James A Johanson, Richard Lawrence McDowell: Caller ID equipment which displays location of caller. Agere Systems Guardian, William H Bollman, March 5, 2002: US06353664 (194 worldwide citation)

Customer premises telephone equipment and methods are provided for identifying a calling party's telephone number, household name, and city and/or state location, to a called party. The equipment and method includes one or more directories containing city and state location information correspo ...


5
Lance Douglas Pitt, Dorothy Anne McClintock, Bing Long: Culled satellite ephemeris information for quick assisted GPS location determination. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, November 18, 2003: US06650288 (140 worldwide citation)

GPS satellites are culled into a minimum, preferred group having a longest dwell time within a cone of space, and communicated to mobile devices or subscribers within a particular region (e.g., serviced by a particular base station). The culling may initially be a list of GPS satellites visible to a ...


6
Joseph M Cannon, James A Johanson, Philip D Mooney: Wireless piconet access to vehicle operational statistics. Agere Systems Guardian, William H Bollman, June 18, 2002: US06408232 (140 worldwide citation)

A wireless piconet transceiver is mounted in a vehicle, and a complementary fixed wireless piconet transceiver is mounted in a garage, service station, police squad car, etc., for communication with the vehicle when parked adjacent thereto. The vehicle establishes a temporary piconet network with th ...


7
Chris Knotts: Inter-carrier short messaging service providing phone number only experience. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, December 2, 2003: US06658260 (119 worldwide citation)

A phone number only messaging experience is provided in an Inter-Carrier Short Messaging System (IC-SMS) service. Subscriber to subscriber messages are routed between carrier's networks using an Inter-Carrier messaging module with appropriate MIN/carrier/carrier routing look-up capabilities. Sh ...


8
Daniel J Hronek: Intelligent roaming database (IRDB) updating. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, May 13, 2003: US06564055 (95 worldwide citation)

A unique method and apparatus to dynamically maintain different Intelligent Roaming Database (IRDB) or Preferred Roaming Lists (PRL) in a mobile handset. In accordance with the principles of the present invention, the current location of the mobile device or other individualized aspect of the mobile ...


9
Kenneth Clubb, Lyle Sutton: System and method to publish information from servers to remote monitor devices. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, April 4, 2006: US07024474 (92 worldwide citation)

To assist in monitoring the intelligent messaging network, a system and method for publishing logging and status information from the servers is provided. A list of available servers accessible for monitoring by persons, devices, and applications via a remote monitor device can be provided. The remo ...


10
Jon Croy, John Gordon Hines: Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) location based conferencing. TeleCommunication Systems, William H Bollman, December 1, 2009: US07626951 (90 worldwide citation)

A Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) device uses its location to narrow down known and unknown potential VoIP third parties meeting the user's criteria, based on their physical proximity to the initial caller and other pre-determined characteristics, to join in a phone conference. A VoIP soft switc ...