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John Alson Hicks III, Douglas R O Neil: Life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Parks IP Law, Mickki D Murray Esq, February 28, 2012: US08126128 (137 worldwide citation)

Tools and techniques for performing life cycle management of user-selected applications on wireless communications devices are described herein. In part, the tools provide machine-readable media for presenting to the subscriber a list of available applications for installation on the device, and for ...


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John Alson Hicks III, James A Worsham Jr: Communication environment switchover. AT&T Intellectual Property I, January 12, 2010: US07646777 (97 worldwide citation)

Communication environment switchover may be provided. A received signal strength level may be determined corresponding to a signal sent from a first device and received at a second device. The received signal strength level may be measured at the second device. In addition, the first device may be r ...


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John Alson Hicks III: Multimedia telephone having wireless camera and television module and method of operation thereof. Lucent Technologies, June 2, 1998: US05760824 (86 worldwide citation)

For use with a video camera, a television set and a communications network capable of carrying voice and video data, a multimedia telephone that includes a network interface for coupling the multimedia telephone to the communications network. The multimedia telephone further includes a first module, ...


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Douglas O Neil, John Alson Hicks III: Intelligent pico-cell for transport of wireless device communications over wireline networks. AT&T Intellectual Property I, November 24, 2009: US07623857 (54 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment a pico cell may be used to detect a presence of a wireless device and receive a wireless signal from the wireless device. The wireless signal may then be converted from a protocol used by the wireless device to a converted signal in a protocol suitable for use with a broadband conn ...


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John Alson Hicks III, Randy Scott Zimler: System and method for multimedia on demand services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, April 13, 2010: US07698723 (48 worldwide citation)

The exemplary embodiments describe systems and methods for multimedia-on-demand services. A multimedia-on-demand system includes a mass storage device that receives and stores multimedia content items. Memory couples to the mass storage device and stores a multimedia-on-demand data table and multime ...


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John Alson Hicks III: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving electronic voice messages. AT&T, October 16, 2001: US06304573 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for communicating voice messages. An electronic voice mail (EVM) server receives a recipient and target device selection over a packet-switched network A sender records a voice message for delivery to the intended recipient. The voice message is stored as an audio file at the ...


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Douglas O Neil, John Alson Hicks III: Seamless enterprise and consumer mobility. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Parks IP Law, Jonathan A Paulis, May 4, 2010: US07711366 (31 worldwide citation)

Tools and techniques for providing seamless enterprise and consumer mobility are described. More particularly, the tools manage network connections between a communications device and two or more networks. A first network has a first type, and a second network has a second type different type than t ...


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John Alson Hicks III: Methods, systems, and products for security services. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, December 2, 2014: US08902740 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products notify of alarms in security systems. Two separate communications paths are established from an alarm controller. Connectivity messages are sent from the alarm controller over each of the two separate communications paths. When a timer counts down to a final value, the ...


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John Alson Hicks III: Methods, systems, and products for security systems. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, January 7, 2014: US08626210 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for notification of alarms in security systems. A packetized alarm message is received from a security system associated with a network address. The network address is associated to a notification address. A communication to the notification address is in ...


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Douglas R O Neil, John Alson Hicks III: Seamless enterprise and consumer mobility with multiple numbers. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Parks IP Law, Mickki D Murray Esq, January 31, 2012: US08107957 (13 worldwide citation)

Tools and techniques for seamless enterprise and consumer mobility with multiple numbers are described. The techniques provide simultaneous ringing on a mobile communication device and manage network connections between the mobile communication device and at least two networks. The simultaneous ring ...



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