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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 (174 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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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 (157 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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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 (141 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 (119 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 (112 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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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 (101 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 ...


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James M Dunn, Alan G Ganek, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Communication network and method of operation for real time user selection of voice and/or data paths in the network. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Morgan & Finnegan Redmond Jr, September 12, 2000: US06118780 (99 worldwide citation)

A user through a personal computer, in real time, controls the activation and selection of voice and data transmission paths in a communication network independent of network profiles. The network includes a public switched telephone network and a data network, e.g. the Internet for voice and/or dat ...


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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 (96 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 (93 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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Renee M Kovales, James M Mathewson II, Edith H Stern, Barry E Willner: Audio renderings for expressing non-audio nuances. International Business Machines Corporation, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, June 13, 2006: US07062437 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by adapting audio renderings of non-audio messages (for example, e-mail messages that are processed by a text-to-speech translator) to reflect various nuances of the non-audio information. Audio cues are provided for this pur ...



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