Gordon R Brunson, William Katamura: Rules-based synchronization of mailboxes in a data network. Lucent Technologies, David Volejnicek, January 25, 2000: US06018762 (187 worldwide citation)

A way of synchronizing the contents of commonly-owned mailboxes (108, 111) in disparate messaging systems, such as an e-mail system (100) and a multimedia system (101), networked via the Internet (102). The e-mail system uses the existing auto-forwarding feature (115) of the Internet e-mail communit ...

Gordon R Brunson, Robert M Klein: Internet/intranet user interface to a multimedia messaging system. Lucent Technologies, David Volejnicek, March 14, 2000: US06038296 (146 worldwide citation)

An Internet/intranet-based arrangement for interaction between a messaging system and a message originator and delivery of the message originator's message to a mailbox of the messaging system uses TCP/IP communications applications such as HTTP, Telnet, FTP, or Chat as information-transfer and mess ...

Gordon R Brunson: Unified communications automated personal name addressing. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, May 18, 2004: US06738462 (125 worldwide citation)

A unified communications automated personal name addressing system is provided. The system creates personal address books for system subscribers automatically, without requiring the manual entry of name and address pairs by the subscriber. The system enables a subscriber to appropriately address a c ...

Gordon R Brunson: Modular adjunct processor made of identical multi-function modules adaptable under direction of one of them to perform any of the adjunct-processor functions. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David Volejnicek, July 12, 1994: US05329579 (99 worldwide citation)

A voice-mail system (10) is assembled from one (100) or more (100-102) programmable multi-function boards all of which are interchangeable and physically identical. The voice-mail system functionality is distributed, on a function-by-function basis, among the modules of the system, each one of which ...

Gordon R Brunson: Electronic messaging systems with additional message storage capability. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David R Padnes, February 26, 1991: US04996704 (86 worldwide citation)

The present electronic messaging system allows a system subscribed to record a plurality of "customized" announcement messages. Each such message is associated with at least one calling party. Upon receiving an incoming communication for that subscriber, the system automatically utilizes the calling ...

Gordon R Brunson, Andrew Charles Zmolek: Messaging advise in presence-aware networks. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, January 6, 2009: US07474741 (69 worldwide citation)

A presence aware communications system, comprising a messaging system configured to perform at least one of the following operations: (a) provide a subscriber's communication device with information regarding an incoming contact during a messaging session between the subscriber's communication devic ...

Alexander John Gray Beck, Gordon R Brunson, Jonathan R Yee Hang Choy, Alexander Martin Scholte, David Preshan Thambiratnam: RFID patch panels and cables. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, December 23, 2008: US07468669 (55 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a device, system, and method for identifying interconnect cables used in a network and the locations in the network where the interconnect cables are deployed. The identification information may be used to audit, for example, patch panel connections in a computer or co ...

Joseph W Kuter, Gordon R Brunson: Bookmarking voice messages. Avaya Technology, Haverstock & Owens, April 5, 2005: US06876729 (34 worldwide citation)

A voice message is bookmarked by marking the voice message with a bookmark in a bookmark location. The voice message is accessed at the bookmark location by selecting the bookmark.

Gordon R Brunson: Accessing a video message via video snapshots. Lucent Technologies, David Volejnicek, September 30, 1997: US05673205 (31 worldwide citation)

A multi-media messaging system (101) allows message recipients who lack full-motion video message-retrieval capability to retrieve at least some image content of video messages via video snapshots--image frames retrieved as still images. The system determines (302) the video capability of the recipi ...

Gordon R Brunson, Robert D Reeder: Adjunct processor embedded in a switching system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, David Volejnicek, May 10, 1994: US05311576 (22 worldwide citation)

An adjunct processor (100) is embedded in a telecommunications switching system (10) wherein port circuits (106-108) are interconnected with each other and with a control processor (101) by a TDM bus (105). The adjunct processor is physically incorporated into the switching system, is connected dire ...