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Neil Katz, Bruce P Semple, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: User controlled multi-device media-on-demand system. International Business Machines Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, September 5, 2006: US07103906 (210 worldwide citation)

A method for providing configurable access to media in a media-on-demand system also can include delivering the media to a first client device in a format compatible with the first client device; interrupting the delivery of the media; recording a bookmark specifying a position in the media where th ...


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James M Dunn, Edith H Stern: Internet telephony callback system and method of operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, Morgan & Finnegan L, January 2, 2001: US06169795 (175 worldwide citation)

A system and method to implement callback for unanswered telephone calls in an Internet Telephony Callback system. A calling station and a called station are each connected to the system through a local and remote service provider, respectively, each provider including a voice gateway and callback s ...


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Chitra Dorai, Gaurav Jain, Edith H Stern: System and method for selective processing of digital images. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang, Anne Vachen Dougherty, October 17, 2006: US07121469 (157 worldwide citation)

A system and method for obtaining selected image information from a digital image and providing that selected image information for selective handling. In one aspect, the present invention automatically locates and segments an item identifier from an image caught by a digital camera and provides ima ...


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Victor S Moore, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Method and system for local wireless commerce. International Business Machines Corporation, Cuenot & Forsythe L L C, April 3, 2007: US07200566 (147 worldwide citation)

A system and method of conducting commercial activities such as an auction in a rather localized area (such as a shopping mall). Potential consumers located in the local area have a mobile wireless communications device (for example, a smart cellular phone or a 2-way radio or a Bluetooth communicati ...


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Edith H Stern: Automated proximity notification. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert Lieber, Richard A Tomlin, November 23, 2004: US06823188 (136 worldwide citation)

The disclosed system and method for automated proximity determination and notification is useful to enable a customer or client of a business or other enterprise (e.g. a public library, a government facility, etc) to automatically obtain a predetermined service, on arrival at a destination associate ...


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Alan G Ganek, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Apparatus for provision of broadband signals over installed telephone wiring. International Business Machines, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, December 26, 2000: US06167055 (129 worldwide citation)

A network includes a facility for transmitting baseband telephone signals, plural subscriber locations, and twisted pair circuits which connect each subscriber location to the baseband telephone facility. The network further includes apparatus for transmitting and receiving broadband signals over th ...


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James M Dunn, Bruce P Semple, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Wireless telecommunications system and method of operation providing users′ carrier selection in overlapping hetergenous networks. International Business Machine, Joseph C Redmond Jr, Morgan & Finnegan, July 8, 2003: US06591103 (115 worldwide citation)

An improved wireless telecommunication system enables a user to obtain communication services in overlapping wireless heterogeneous or homogeneous cellular networks at the most economical cost and bandwidth. A plurality of overlapping cellular networks includes a common command channel, a Central Se ...


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Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Camera device, methods and program products for location and environmental stamping of images, communications and other applications. Lenovo, Joseph C Redmond Jr, Morgan & Finnegan, March 21, 2006: US07016899 (109 worldwide citation)

A portable imaging device having a data processing system, imaging and sensing devices records objects of interest as images and includes a terminal connection for transmitting the images to a network. Sensing devices record location and environmental conditions related to the object of interest. Th ...


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David P Greene, Edith H Stern, Philip Shi lung Yu, Barry E Willner: Location-specific messaging system. International Business Machines Corporation, Buckley Maschoff & Talwalkar, Stephen C Kaufman, April 12, 2005: US06879835 (103 worldwide citation)

A method of transferring data includes reception of a message from a first mobile device operated by a user, storage of the message according to a location of the first mobile device, reception of an indication that a second mobile device operated by a second user is located proximate to the locatio ...


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James M Dunn, Edith H Stern: Wireless variable bandwidth air-link system. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Grosser, Winfield J Brown Jr, John C Black, April 29, 1997: US05625877 (102 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing variable bandwidth in wireless air-link communication channels which allows a user of an end-user communicating device, e.g. a cellular phone, computer, facsimile, to request the allocation and aggregation of available air-link communication channels for the wir ...