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Civanlar Mehmet Reha, Haskell Barin Geoffry: Client-server architecture using internet and public switched networks. At & T, September 18, 1996: EP0732835-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

A client-server network enables interconnection to both the Internet and switched network. In response to a received client service request, a connection is established over the Internet between a client and a server. Client information transmitted from the client to the server over the Internet con ...


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Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Improved client-server architecture using internet and guaranteed quality of service networks for accessing distributed media sources. At & T, January 14, 1998: EP0818907-A2 (32 worldwide citation)

An improved client-server architecture of the present invention utilizes the advantages of known QOS networks to provide guaranteed quality of service, security, and a charge mechanism for handling requests initiated over a packet network, such as the Internet, for access to distributed media source ...


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Agraharam Sanjay, Civanlar Mehmet Reha, Haskell Barin Geoffry, Kuthyar Ashok K, Markowitz Robert Edward, Mortenson Robert F, Perea Carlos Alberto, Ramamurthy Ram S, Rosen Kenneth H, Stuntebeck Peter H: Multimedia information service access. At & T, November 19, 1997: EP0808048-A2 (20 worldwide citation)

Real time delivery of multimedia information accessed either through the Internet, or otherwise, simultaneously, or sequentially time delayed to one more users, is enabled by delivering the multimedia information over a switched network via a multipoint control unit. A client establishes a connectio ...


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Civanlar Mehmet Reha, Haskell Barin Geoffry, Dagdeviren Nuri Ruhi: Modem communication interoperability with call waiting services. At & T, November 6, 1996: EP0741481-A2 (20 worldwide citation)

A novel modem communication method provides interoperability between modems and call waiting services. The method operates in conjunction with a first modem (102) adapted for communications with a second modem (104) over a telephonic communications link (116). Upon receipt of a call waiting alerting ...


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Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Method and system of using personal information as a key when distributing information. At & T, May 27, 1998: EP0844550-A2 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and system that uses personal information as a key when distributing information. If software is purchased, the buyer gives the seller his or her credit card number and at least three additional items of personal information, as an example, to use as a key. The personal information can incl ...


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Cash Glenn Lawrence, Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Method of and apparatus for video bitstream transmission over packet networks. At & T, March 13, 1996: EP0701376-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

The method includes transmitting (200) a high priority partition, containing high priority segments of a video bitstream, over a facility (210) using a packet delivery mechanism with a known probability of success. After completion of this transmission, a low priority partition containing low priori ...


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Civanlar Mehmet Reha, Puri Atul: Efficient frequency scalable video encoding with coefficient selection.. American Telephone & Telegraph, January 5, 1994: EP0577327-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

An improved technique for efficient frequency scaling wherein the number of coefficients to be included in each sub-block (e.g. 4x4) is selectable (201), and a code indicating the number of coefficients within each layer is inserted in the bitstream at the beginning of each encoded video sequence. T ...


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Chen Tsuhan, Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Method and apparatus employing audio and video data from an individual for authentication purposes. At & T, June 18, 1997: EP0779602-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for determining the authenticity of an individual. In accordance with the method, audio and video data of the individual speaking at least one selected phrase is obtained. Identifying audio features and video features are then extracted from the audio data and the ...


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Cash Glenn Lawrence, Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Method of and apparatus for video bitstream transmission over packet networks. At & T, May 22, 1996: EP0713338-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

The transmission method involves processing a video bitstream using previously agreed-to high priority information to obtain low priority segments. A low priority partition which includes the low priority segments is then transmitted over a network in real time using a packet mechanism with a given ...


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Civanlar Mehmet Reha: Internet-based indices for pre-recorded broadcast information. At & T, November 14, 2001: EP1154433-A2

An index-on-demand for pre-recorded broadcast programs (such as television or radio programs) is available through the Internet and may be downloaded and used to "cue" a player (such as a VCR) to a selected portion of a pre-recorded program. The index menu displayed on the subscriber's screen includ ...