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Craig A Will: Wireless personal paging, communications, and locating system. December 26, 1995: US05479408 (391 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for sending paging signals and messages to individuals within a building and accepting responses to the messages. Messages may be initiated by electronic mail, incoming telephone calls, incoming Fax messages, or other sources. Data is sent via radio to a communications unit ca ...


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Craig A Will: Personal paging, communications, and locating system. December 24, 1996: US05588009 (372 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for sending paging signals and messages to individuals within a building and accepting responses to the messages. Messages may be initiated by electronic mail, incoming telephone calls, incoming Fax messages, or other sources. Data is sent via radio to a communications unit ca ...


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Craig A Will, Wayne N Shelley: Visual interactive response system and method translated from interactive voice response for telephone utility. Nortel Networks, Dennis R Haszko, Jeffrey M Measures, Borden Ladner Gervais, July 19, 2005: US06920425 (153 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer readable medium storing a software program for translating a script for an interactive voice response system to a script for a visual interactive response system. The visual interactive response system executes the translated visual-based script when a user using a dis ...


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Craig A Will: Control of digital watch using menu and thumbwheel. December 19, 1995: US05477508 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for control of a digital watch and associated functions, based on a user interface with a menu and thumbwheel. The watch consists of an internal clock, microprocessor, display, rotating cylinder (thumbwheel) operated by the thumb or finger, and a button. The display consists o ...


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Craig A Will: Wireless system for indicating an incoming telephone call and controlling its transfer. October 19, 1999: US05970388 (67 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for routing an incoming telephone call to an individual in a building who is not in his or her office. The individual carries a wireless communications unit, typically incorporated in a clip-on badge, that receives messages and transmits both responses and periodic signals to ...


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Tracy Roberts, Craig A Will: Adaptive speaker verification apparatus and method including alternative access control. Nortel Networks Corporation, W Glen Johnson, September 12, 2000: US06119084 (65 worldwide citation)

A useful, novel, and nonobvious speech verification apparatus, method and media incorporating the same, as well as a secure interactive voice response ("IVR") system. The speaker verification apparatus and method involves a determination whether one or more speech samples captured from a speaker sub ...


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Craig A Will: Voice-dialing system using model of calling behavior. Nortel Networks, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 26, 2000: US06167117 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for assisting voice-dialing using a model of an individual's calling behavior to improve recognition of an input name corresponding a desired telephone number. When the individual picks up a telephone, activity is initiated in a neural network model of the individual's calling ...


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Conway Chan, Craig A Will: Voice-dialing system using both spoken names and initials in recognition. Northern Telecom, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, June 15, 1999: US05912949 (37 worldwide citation)

A system for dialing a telephone by voice receives from a user a spoken name corresponding to a telephone number that the user desires to call and at least one initial. The systems uses both forms of speech information to retrieve a stored telephone number that corresponds to a stored name that best ...


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Craig A Will: Speech packetizing based linguistic processing to improve voice quality. Nortel Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 27, 2004: US06728672 (6 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention is a technique of establishing a telephone communication using a packet switching communications network. Digitized voice information is received from a speaker. The voice information is placed into a payload of a first packet. The first packet is transmitted t ...