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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Joseph S Christie executor, by Jean M Christie executor, Michael Joseph Gardner, William Lyle Wiley, Albert Daniel Duree, Tracy Lee Nelson: System and method for interfacing a local communication device. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, December 14, 1999: US06002689 (112 worldwide citation)

A system to interworking a call between a plurality of networks having different formats. The system has a GR-303 system, an integrated services digital network system, a service platform, and an asynchronous transfer mode system. The system has a signaling processor that is adapted to receive the c ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Joseph S Christie legal representative, by Jean M Christie legal represenative, Albert Daniel DuRee, Michael Joseph Gardner, Tracy Nelson, William Lyle Wiley: ATM gateway system. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, Bruce C McClelland, February 15, 2000: US06026091 (96 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system for modifying the VPI/VCIs in ATM cells transferred between two ATM systems on a call-by-call basis. A signaling processor receives signaling for the call and selects a new VPI/VCI for the call. The signaling processor generates a control message that identifies the old and ...


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Joseph Michael Christie, Manu Chand Bahl, Albert Daniel Duree, Michael Joseph Gardner, Daniel Charles Sbisa, William Lyle Wiley: System for managing telecommunications. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, January 30, 2001: US06181703 (93 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a system for processing telecommunications signaling. Signaling for a call is received into a signaling processor. The signaling processor processes the call and generates new signaling incorporating the processing. The new signaling is transferred to network elements as appro ...


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Jospeh Michael Christie, Albert Daniel Duree, Michael Joseph Gardner, William Lyle Wiley: Telecommunications apparatus, system, and method with an enhanced signal transfer point. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, July 20, 1999: US05926482 (72 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an apparatus, system, and method for converting point codes in a signal transfer point in a telecommunications signaling system. The STP converts point codes which designate the origination and destination signaling points for the message. The conversion is based on informat ...


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Albert Daniel Duree, Tracy Lee Nelson: Telecommunications system with a connection processing system. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, August 17, 1999: US05940393 (57 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system and method for processing connections. Connection identifiers are assigned to indexes and stored in corresponding index latches. When communications arrive over a particular connection, the identifier for the particular connection is provided to all of the index latches. Th ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Jean M Christie legal representative, by Joseph S Christie legal representative, Albert Daniel Duree, Michael Joseph Gardner, William Lyle Wiley, Manu Chand Bahl, Daniel Charles Sbisa: Broadband telecommunications system. Sprint Communications Co, Harley R Ball, June 27, 2000: US06081525 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system for providing virtual connections through an ATM interworking multiplexer on a call-by-call basis. A signaling processor receives signaling for a call and selects the virtual connection for the call. The signaling processor generates control messages that identify the selec ...


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Joseph Michael Christie, Michael Joseph Gardner, Tracy Lee Nelson, William Lyle Wiley, Albert Daniel Duree: Broadband telecommunications system interface. Sprint Communications Company, Harle R Ball, Steven J Funk, Kevin D Robb, August 6, 2002: US06430195 (39 worldwide citation)

The invention is a system for interfacing an ISDN or non-ISDN system with a broadband system. The broadband system can be an ATM system. The invention can process the ISDN signaling to select ATM connections and then interwork the ISDN connections with the selected ATM connections. The invention can ...


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Joseph Michael Christie deceased, by Joseph S Christie legal representative, by Jean M Christie legal representative, Michael Joseph Gardner, William Lyle Wiley, Albert Daniel DuRee, Tracy Lee Nelson: Telecommunications tandem system for circuit-based traffic. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, January 11, 2000: US06014378 (38 worldwide citation)

The invention is a tandem system for providing a tandem connection for circuit-based traffic. This tandem system comprises an ATM cross-connect, ATM interworking multiplexers, and a signaling processor. The multiplexer converts the traffic received by the tandem system into ATM where it is routed th ...


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Tracy Lee Nelson, William Lyle Wiley, Albert Daniel DuRee: System and method for transporting a call in a telecommunication network. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Ball, Steven J Funk, July 17, 2001: US06262992 (33 worldwide citation)

A system and method to detect a call trigger during a call without requiring a service platform to remain connected to the call. A first communication device transmits a call having call signaling and user communications. A signaling processor receives the call signaling from the first communication ...


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William Lyle Wiley, Michael Joseph Gardner, Tracy Lee Nelson, Royal Dean Howell, Albert Daniel DuRee: System and method for connecting a call. Sprint Communications Company, Harley R Hall, October 24, 2000: US06137800 (31 worldwide citation)

A system and method connects a call in a broadband system using the asynchronous transfer mode protocol for switching. Calls are connected over a SONET ring that has SONET multiplexers coupled by SONET paths. The SONET multiplexers are adapted to add calls to, and drop calls from, the SONET ring. An ...