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Cliff Didcock: Unified messaging system and method providing cached message streams. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, May 28, 2002: US06396907 (48 worldwide citation)

In a unified messaging system, a background stream manager streams message data from a file server into a local storage resource upon a voice server. A foreground stream manager concurrently streams message data from the local storage resource to a telephone. The background stream manager determines ...


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Cliff Didcock: Shared text-to-speech resource. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, October 15, 2002: US06466909 (43 worldwide citation)

An architecture is provided for sharing text-to-speech (TTS) resources. A TTS controller manages the allocation of the TTS resources. An application provides a conversion request which is provided to a first queue. An available TTS resource begins a conversion upon sentence boundaries and converts a ...


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Cliff Didcock, Michael Wilson: Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Louise Bowman, Peter Taylor, Micky Minhas, June 2, 2015: US09049051 (8 worldwide citation)

Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include a network interface for a packet-switched network, a private branch exchange for a circuit-switched network, and a gateway to couple to the network interface and the pri ...


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Cliff Didcock, Michael Wilson: Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, August 21, 2018: US10057411

Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include a network interface for a packet-switched network, a private branch exchange for a circuit-switched network, and a gateway to couple to the network interface and the pri ...


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Paul Tidwell, Cliff Didcock, Siunie Sutjahjo: Techniques to manage facsimile communications. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, November 20, 2008: US20080285088-A1

Techniques to manage facsimile communications are described. An apparatus may comprise a facsimile device having an assigned access number, and a call terminal having the assigned access number and a facsimile control module, the call terminal to establish a call connection in response to a call req ...


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Cliff Didcock, Michael Wilson: Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, April 16, 2009: US20090097478-A1

Techniques to access messaging services for branch offices are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include a network interface for a packet-switched network, a private branch exchange for a circuit-switched network, and a gateway to couple to the network interface and the pri ...