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David N Horn, Amir M Mane, Pierre David Wellner: Adaptive audio delay control for multimedia conferencing. Lucent Technologies, September 14, 1999: US05953049 (96 worldwide citation)

In an illustrative embodiment, an audio/video conferencing system comprises two or more audio/video terminals, in which the transmitted and/or received audio is automatically adjusted to provide synchronization between audio and video during periods of monologue (i.e., single talker active for signi ...


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Randy G Goldberg, Amir M Mane: Frequency-based discount system for host-system within a communication network. AT&T, October 2, 2001: US06298125 (21 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus provide a frequency discount for host payable calls provided by a communication network. Call information, including the customer's telephone number and the dialed telephone number, is processed to determine whether a particular call is eligible for the frequency discount. ...


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Mark Jeffrey Foladare, Randy G Goldberg, Shelley B Goldman, Peter Kapsales, Amir M Mane: Method and apparatus for eliminating nuisance signals in multi-party calls. AT&T, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 5, 2002: US06353662 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for selectively eliminating nuisance signals during communications connections as during conference calling in which the signals are eliminated when a call path is placed on hold by monitoring signals in a reverse traffic channel from a holding party. If the reverse traffic ch ...


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Randy G Goldberg, Bruce Lowell Hanson, Amir M Mane: Method and system for affinity group telephone service. AT&T, March 20, 2001: US06205205 (10 worldwide citation)

A plurality of subscribers in a telecommunications network are divided into affinity groups. Subscribers in a particular affinity group have a common interest which is different from that of subscribers in other affinity groups. That interest may a common cultural heritage, a common language prefere ...


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Randy G Goldberg, Amir M Mane: Method and apparatus for providing notification of pre-established shorthand notation. AT&T, July 24, 2001: US06266639 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reminding users who enter information in longhand fashion that such information may also be accessed by entering a shorthand counterpart to the entered information. According to the present invention, a user enters an input identifier into a device such as a telephone. The ...


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Randy G Goldberg, Bruce Lowell Hanson, Amir M Mane, Peter H Stuntebeck: Method and apparatus for providing advertisement supported communications. Frank Pietrantonio, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 6, 2001: US20010048737-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus providing a communication service in which sponsors pay for communication services initiated by a caller. A caller may invoke the service by entering only the telephone number identifying the desired connection. A communication switch interprets the digits entered by the calle ...