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Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, Ziauddin R Majid, Christopher L Helbling, Brian F Roberts, Loren C Swingle: Methods and systems for conference call buffering. Telesector Resources Group, August 26, 2008: US07418090 (105 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for conference call buffering are disclosed. Methods and systems consistent with the present invention record a conference call between a plurality of users. A service center in conjunction with a conference bridge and conference server establishes a conference call between a plu ...


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Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, Mahesh Rajagopalan, Brian F Roberts, Chris L Helbling, Manvinder S Chopra, Ken J Hum, Apurva Pathak: Methods and systems for configuring and providing conference calls. Verizon Data Services, Telesector Resources Group, August 6, 2013: US08503650 (66 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for automatically providing conference calls are disclosed. In one aspect of the invention, methods and systems detect a conference call event that was previously configured by a subscriber user and identify participant users associated with the conference call event. Once identi ...


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Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, Mahesh Rajagopalan: Method and apparatus for adaptive message and call notification. Verizon Data Services, Telesector Resources Group, August 6, 2013: US08503639 (60 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a user's preferred device with a notification of an incoming communication for one of a plurality of a user's devices. Notification of an incoming communication is provided to the user's preferred device via a communications service. The communications service recei ...


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John R Reformato, Joan Lawlor: Methods and apparatus for increasing the utility and interoperability of peripheral devices in communications systems. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Michael P Straub, Straub & Pokotyloy, May 15, 2001: US06233315 (59 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for increasing the utility and interoperability of peripheral devices such as, voice mail devices and voice dialing platforms, used in communications systems are described. Methods of efficiently providing speech recognition functionality to multiple subscribes through the use ...


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John R Reformato, George J Vysotsky: Methods and apparatus for efficiently providing a communication system with speech recognition capabilities. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Michael P Straub, Straub & Pokotylo, May 8, 2001: US06229880 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for providing speech recognition capability to callers in a cost efficient manner as part of one or more telephone services are described. Multiple speech recognition units with differing capabilities and therefore implementation costs are provided. Calls are assigned to speech ...


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Robert A Chingon, Stephen P Brennan, Christopher L Helbling, Nagendra Kunuturi, Ravi Penumatsa, Mahesh Rajagopalan, Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, John H Wurster, Sandeep Chakraverty, Byron M Pinto: Methods and systems for call management with user intervention. Verizon Data Services, Verizon Services, GTE Communication Systems Corporation, March 22, 2011: US07912193 (23 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for managing a call in real-time are disclosed. Methods and systems consistent with the present invention manage a call in real-time based on input from a user. A service center receives information pertaining to a call to the user from a service control point and sends a notific ...


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Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, Jayant M Naik: Methods and apparatus for obtaining and distributing voice mail information. Telesector Resources Group, August 7, 2007: US07254220 (22 worldwide citation)

SMDI messages are used by the SMDI message server to generate either E-mail notifications of received messages which are forwarded to a user of the VMS or to supply VMS message status information to a voice message retrieval and forwarding system using IP messaging instead of SMDI FSK or PSK signali ...


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Craig L Reding, John R Reformato, Chris L Helbling, Loren C Swingle, Ziauddin R Majid, Brian F Roberts, Ken Hum: Methods and systems for conference call buffering. Telesector Resources Group, Verizon Data Services, LEONARD C Suchyta, June 10, 2004: WO/2004/049608 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for conference call buffering are disclosed. Methods and systems consistent with the present invention record a conference between a plurality of users (630). A service center (606) in conjunction with a conference bridge (618) and conference server (616) establishes a conference ...


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John R Reformato: Network verification evaluation testing system. NYNEX Corporation, Loren C Swingle, March 20, 1990: US04910760 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for testing a switched telecommunications network by utilizing a terminating transponder unit 410 to respond with a unique identification code over switched network 300 following the receipt of a test signal from an originating micro logic terminal unit 210 over swi ...


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Craig L Reding, Ashutosh K Sureka, Sandeep Chakravarty, Paula A Dromlewiez, Christopher J Helbling, Shuchi R Patel, John R Reformato: Method and apparatus for address book contact sharing. Verizon Data Services, Verizon Services, Verizon Business Financial Management Corporation, November 16, 2010: US07836147 (7 worldwide citation)

An exemplary method and apparatus for facilitating contact sharing between users of a communication network are described. The method may include maintaining contact information in first and second address books associated with first and second users, respectively, and forwarding, from the first use ...