1
Denny L Hylton, Robert D Farris, Stephen J Flaherty, Richard G Backus, Faye M Smith, John Andrew Herhei, Raymond Ian Millet, Nolan Marcus Forness, Charles H Stier: Wireless on-premises video distribution using digital multiplexing. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, January 13, 1998: US05708961 (599 worldwide citation)

A digital network delivers multiplexed channels to a customer premises. Each multiplexed channel contains a digitally multiplexed data stream including digitized broadband information relating to a number of programs. At the customer premise, a shared processing system includes several channel selec ...


2
Patrick E White, Robert D Farris: Internet telephone service. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, May 30, 2000: US06069890 (380 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing telephone type services over the internetwork commonly known as the Internet. Public switched telephone networks utilizing program controlled switching systems are arranged in an architecture with the Internet to provide a methodology for facilitating telephone use ...


3
Reginald V McKoy, Lilly Chin Aronds, Robert D Farris: Prepaid cash card. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, April 15, 1997: US05621787 (306 worldwide citation)

A system is provided which uses a pre-purchased card having an identity number to make long distance telephone calls or to order services over a landline telephone system. When long distance telephone calls are being purchased, the agent selling the card has the option of selecting the long distance ...


4
Robert D Farris, Myron E Harper: Analysis and validation system for provisioning network related facilities. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, March 9, 1999: US05881131 (301 worldwide citation)

An administration system for a public switched telephone network (PSTN) includes a service order processing system receiving a service request from a customer requesting service for a customer location, and determining whether the service request is provisionable responsive to the service request an ...


5
Robert D Farris, Stephen J Flaherty, William D Goodman: Mobile data/message/electronic mail download system utilizing network-centric protocol such as Java. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, December 26, 2000: US06167253 (271 worldwide citation)

In an information distribution system having mobile users, a method of distributing communication channels to mobile users includes transmitting information signals including at least one of Web related information and Internet related information received via one ore more of the Internet, ADSL, ano ...


6
David F Wheeler Jr, Robert D Farris: Advanced intelligent network with intelligent peripherals interfaced to the integrated services control point. Bell Atlantic, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, November 5, 1996: US05572583 (271 worldwide citation)

A peripheral platform, such as an Intelligent Peripheral (IP), is a network subsystem for use in the Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN). The IP or similar platform will assume some functions presently performed by the Integrated Service Control Point (ISCP) and central office switches. Among its fun ...


7
John W Seazholtz, Robert D Farris: Use of cellular digital packet data (CDPD) communications to convey system identification list data to roaming cellular subscriber stations. Bell Atlantic Network Services, McDermott Will & Emery, July 6, 1999: US05920821 (242 worldwide citation)

An analog cellular voice telephone system and subscriber stations associated therewith are controlled to conserve power and to provide alternate service carriers. Acquisition of all of the service carriers is facilitated through the use of system identification numbers (SIDs) associated with each se ...


8
James E Curry, Robert D Farris: Public wireless/cordless internet gateway. March 19, 2002: US06359880 (242 worldwide citation)

A localized wireless gateway system provides wireless telephone communication, and for at least interexchange communication, provides voice telephone access to a public packet data network, such as the Internet. The wireless gateway system includes base station transceivers and a packet service gate ...


9
Dale Bartholomew, Bing N Der, Robert D Farris, Christine D McDermott, Colleen Harp, Richard G Backus: Split intelligent peripheral for broadband and narrowband services. Bell Atlantic Network Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, January 27, 1998: US05712903 (234 worldwide citation)

An Intelligent Peripheral (IP) is used in combination with both narrowband type services (e.g., voice mail) and broadband type services (e.g., video transmission) and may provide protocol conversion, message translation, speech recognition, message editing and/or message-to-text conversion. The IP h ...


10
Robert D Farris: Video and TELCO network control functionality. Bell Atlantic, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, July 30, 1996: US05541917 (233 worldwide citation)

To efficiently provide a variety of different services, e.g. voice grade telephony, packet data services, and broadband services, through an integrated network, at least some routing functions relating to all of the different types of services are controlled by data stored in a single central contro ...